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Bromodichloroacetic acid

Macon County PWSD 1

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.

 

68

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

59

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20131.70 ppb43ND - 3.49 ppb
20142.32 ppb16160.930 ppb - 5.17 ppb
20153.09 ppb1615ND - 7.03 ppb
20161.62 ppb16160.950 ppb - 3.10 ppb
20170.714 ppb169ND - 2.09 ppb

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

Date Lab ID Result
2013-12-09AC159731.46 ppb
2013-12-09AC15974ND
2013-12-09AC159753.49 ppb
2013-12-09AC159761.84 ppb
2014-03-12AC199271.95 ppb
2014-03-12AC199263.13 ppb
2014-03-12AC199251.77 ppb
2014-03-12AC199242.14 ppb
2014-06-24AC287120.930 ppb
2014-06-24AC287141.96 ppb
2014-06-24AC287162.04 ppb
2014-06-24AC287181.94 ppb
2014-08-27AC346133.72 ppb
2014-08-27AC346142.86 ppb
2014-08-27AC346122.02 ppb
2014-08-27AC346112.02 ppb
2014-12-17AC395311.75 ppb
2014-12-17AC395305.17 ppb
2014-12-17AC395281.95 ppb
2014-12-17AC395291.80 ppb
2015-03-19AC436081.14 ppb
2015-03-19AC436071.43 ppb
2015-03-19AC436094.25 ppb
2015-03-19AC436101.45 ppb
2015-06-24AC512842.85 ppb
2015-06-24AC51286ND
2015-06-24AC512832.55 ppb
2015-06-24AC512855.48 ppb
2015-10-26AC595582.86 ppb
2015-10-26AC595603.32 ppb
2015-10-26AC595573.83 ppb
2015-10-27AC595597.03 ppb
2015-11-23AC627632.65 ppb
2015-11-23AC627662.36 ppb
2015-11-23AC627655.97 ppb
2015-11-23AC627642.27 ppb
2016-02-24AC663091.96 ppb
2016-02-24AC663071.26 ppb
2016-02-24AC663101.04 ppb
2016-02-24AC663081.31 ppb
2016-05-24AC720000.950 ppb
2016-05-24AC720023.10 ppb
2016-05-24AC720031.98 ppb
2016-05-24AC720011.28 ppb
2016-08-08AC816041.80 ppb
2016-08-08AC816031.96 ppb
2016-08-08AC816051.58 ppb
2016-08-08AC816021.66 ppb
2016-11-17AC869021.21 ppb
2016-11-17AC869001.32 ppb
2016-11-17AC869012.32 ppb
2016-11-17AC868991.18 ppb
2017-02-22AC907641.15 ppb
2017-02-22AC907652.09 ppb
2017-02-22AC907631.18 ppb
2017-02-22AC907660.960 ppb
2017-05-16AC95734ND
2017-05-16AC95735ND
2017-05-16AC957361.10 ppb
2017-05-16AC95737ND
2017-08-14AD03325ND
2017-08-14AD033221.01 ppb
2017-08-14AD033241.09 ppb
2017-08-14AD03323ND
2017-11-20AD094491.15 ppb
2017-11-20AD094501.70 ppb
2017-11-20AD09451ND
2017-11-20AD09448ND