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Monobromoacetic acid

Jefferson County PWSD 10

Monobromoacetic 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.

 

46

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND60ND
2013ND80ND
2014ND80ND
2015ND80ND
2016ND80ND
2017ND80ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic acid was proposed in 2020 by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk.. This health guideline protects against muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-05-21AB70823ND
2012-05-21AB70824ND
2012-08-14AB81216ND
2012-08-14AB81217ND
2012-11-27AB86374ND
2012-11-27AB86373ND
2013-02-19AB92101ND
2013-02-19AB92102ND
2013-05-17AB96660ND
2013-05-17AB96661ND
2013-08-12AC07356ND
2013-08-12AC07355ND
2013-11-21AC14234ND
2013-11-21AC14235ND
2014-02-20AC18264ND
2014-02-20AC18265ND
2014-05-28AC23273ND
2014-05-28AC23272ND
2014-09-10AC33496ND
2014-09-10AC33497ND
2014-12-01AC38320ND
2014-12-01AC38321ND
2015-02-23AC42047ND
2015-02-23AC42048ND
2015-06-03AC52037ND
2015-06-03AC52038ND
2015-09-17AC60600ND
2015-09-17AC60599ND
2015-11-30AC62866ND
2015-11-30AC62865ND
2016-02-29AC66411ND
2016-02-29AC66412ND
2016-06-03AC75870ND
2016-06-03AC75869ND
2016-08-29AC81757ND
2016-08-29AC81756ND
2016-10-31AC87005ND
2016-10-31AC87004ND
2017-02-22AC90854ND
2017-02-22AC90855ND
2017-05-23AC95832ND
2017-05-23AC95831ND
2017-09-05AD03584ND
2017-09-05AD03585ND
2017-11-27AD09544ND
2017-11-27AD09545ND