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Bromochloroacetic acid

Jackson County PWSD1

Bromochloroacetic acid is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Bromochloroacetic acid and other disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy.

 

70

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

41

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND120ND
20131.59 ppb1615ND - 2.20 ppb
20141.22 ppb1612ND - 2.10 ppb
20150.985 ppb106ND - 2.02 ppb
20161.36 ppb86ND - 2.30 ppb
20170.415 ppb82ND - 1.68 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.02 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.02 ppb for bromochloroacetic acid was defined in a peer-reviewed scientific study by EWG and represents a on-in-a-million lifetime cancer risk level. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-04-17AB69154ND
2012-04-17AB69155ND
2012-04-17AB69156ND
2012-04-17AB69157ND
2012-07-23AB78157ND
2012-07-23AB78156ND
2012-07-23AB78155ND
2012-07-23AB78154ND
2012-10-29AB84877ND
2012-10-29AB84876ND
2012-10-29AB84875ND
2012-10-29AB84874ND
2013-01-28AB898621.42 ppb
2013-01-28AB898631.35 ppb
2013-01-28AB898641.68 ppb
2013-01-28AB898651.33 ppb
2013-04-15AB949321.36 ppb
2013-04-15AB949311.49 ppb
2013-04-15AB949301.55 ppb
2013-04-15AB94929ND
2013-07-22AC053881.92 ppb
2013-07-22AC053892.06 ppb
2013-07-22AC053901.94 ppb
2013-07-22AC053912.20 ppb
2013-10-22AC126711.59 ppb
2013-10-22AC126701.90 ppb
2013-10-22AC126691.78 ppb
2013-10-22AC126681.79 ppb
2014-01-15AC167631.42 ppb
2014-01-15AC16764ND
2014-01-15AC16765ND
2014-01-15AC167661.93 ppb
2014-04-22AC216731.58 ppb
2014-04-22AC216721.46 ppb
2014-04-22AC21671ND
2014-04-22AC216701.46 ppb
2014-07-28AC307031.93 ppb
2014-07-28AC307041.62 ppb
2014-07-28AC307052.10 ppb
2014-07-28AC307061.75 ppb
2014-10-28AC376931.54 ppb
2014-10-28AC37692ND
2014-10-28AC376911.35 ppb
2014-10-28AC376901.32 ppb
2015-01-26AC40417ND
2015-01-26AC40416ND
2015-01-26AC40415ND
2015-01-26AC40414ND
2015-04-21AC450661.51 ppb
2015-04-21AC450671.33 ppb
2015-07-20AC543182.02 ppb
2015-07-20AC543191.92 ppb
2015-10-19AC612321.47 ppb
2015-10-19AC612311.60 ppb
2016-01-20AC65038ND
2016-01-20AC65039ND
2016-04-19AC693971.75 ppb
2016-04-19AC693981.60 ppb
2016-07-14AC797162.30 ppb
2016-07-14AC797172.26 ppb
2016-10-24AC863051.60 ppb
2016-10-24AC863061.36 ppb
2017-01-24AC891161.68 ppb
2017-01-24AC891171.64 ppb
2017-04-12AC94475ND
2017-04-12AC94476ND
2017-07-14AD01429ND
2017-07-14AD01428ND
2017-10-18AD07911ND
2017-10-18AD07912ND