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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Levasy PWS

NOTE: Levasy PWS purchases water from Buckner PWS which is required to test for monobromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Buckner PWS.

Monobromoacetic acid, one of the group of five haloacetic acids regulated by federal standards, is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Haloacetic acids and other disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy. Click here to read more about disinfection byproducts.

 

7

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND
2018ND10ND
2019ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic acid was proposed in 2020 by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk.. This health guideline protects against muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Levasy PWS purchases water from Buckner PWS which is required to test for monobromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Buckner PWS.

Date Lab ID Result
2014-09-16AC35556ND
2014-09-16AC35557ND
2015-10-05AC60907ND
2016-09-01AC83719ND
2017-09-08AD06394ND
2018-09-07AD32877ND
2019-09-11AD55136ND