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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromodichloroacetic acid

Jackson County PWSD1

NOTE: Jackson County PWSD1 purchases water from Kansas City which is required to test for bromodichloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Kansas City.

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

 

0

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND120ND
2013ND160ND
2014ND160ND
2015ND100ND
2016ND80ND
2017ND80ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.04 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.04 ppb for bromodichloroacetic 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

NOTE: Jackson County PWSD1 purchases water from Kansas City which is required to test for bromodichloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Kansas City.

Date Lab ID Result