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Monochloroacetic acid

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Monochloroacetic 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.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND10ND
2011ND10ND
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-08-12AB30680ND
2011-10-24AB61334ND
2012-08-13AB81151ND
2013-08-19AC07126ND
2014-08-29AC33348ND
2014-08-29AC33349ND
2015-08-20AC57441ND
2015-08-20AC57440ND