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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Tribromoacetic acid

Stoddard County Public Water Supply District 1

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

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

2

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
20145.17 ppb115.17 ppb
2015ND10ND
20162.23 ppb112.23 ppb
2017ND10ND

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 tribromoacetic 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
2014-08-12AC309055.17 ppb
2015-08-05AC54494ND
2016-07-27AC798432.23 ppb
2017-07-26AD01584ND