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Dibromoacetic acid

City of Biloxi

Dibromoacetic 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.

 

65

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

36

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20122.00 ppb112.00 ppb
20132.25 ppb441.000 ppb - 4.00 ppb
20141.31 ppb168ND - 4.00 ppb
20152.13 ppb1512ND - 6.00 ppb
20161.81 ppb1610ND - 8.00 ppb
20170.231 ppb131ND - 3.00 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 dibromoacetic 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
2012-08-09120810-001HA2.00 ppb
2013-10-23131024-014HA1.000 ppb
2013-10-23131024-013HA1.000 ppb
2013-10-25131026-002HA3.00 ppb
2013-10-25131026-001HA4.00 ppb
2014-02-03140204-008HAND
2014-02-03140204-007HAND
2014-02-03140204-006HA2.00 ppb
2014-02-03140204-005HA2.00 ppb
2014-04-28140429-020HA4.00 ppb
2014-04-28140429-019HA3.00 ppb
2014-04-28140429-002HAND
2014-04-28140429-001HAND
2014-07-30140731-014HA4.00 ppb
2014-07-30140731-013HA2.00 ppb
2014-07-30140731-022HAND
2014-07-30140731-023HAND
2014-10-27141028-020HAND
2014-10-27141028-019HAND
2014-10-27141028-018HA2.00 ppb
2014-10-27141028-017HA2.00 ppb
2015-01-26150127-014HA2.00 ppb
2015-01-26150127-013HA3.00 ppb
2015-01-26150127-012HA6.00 ppb
2015-01-26150127-011HA6.00 ppb
2015-04-29150430-010HAND
2015-04-29150430-009HA1.000 ppb
2015-04-29150430-004HA1.000 ppb
2015-04-29150430-003HA4.00 ppb
2015-07-27150728-007HA1.000 ppb
2015-07-27150728-008HA2.00 ppb
2015-07-27150728-009HAND
2015-10-28151029-014HA2.00 ppb
2015-10-28151029-013HA1.000 ppb
2015-10-28151029-012HA3.00 ppb
2015-10-28151029-011HAND
2016-02-08160209-016HA2.00 ppb
2016-02-08160209-015HAND
2016-02-08160209-012HAND
2016-02-08160209-011HA4.00 ppb
2016-04-19160420-020HA3.00 ppb
2016-04-19160420-003HA8.00 ppb
2016-04-19160420-004HA2.00 ppb
2016-04-19160420-021HA2.00 ppb
2016-07-19160720-004HA1.000 ppb
2016-07-19160720-003HA1.000 ppb
2016-07-19160720-002HAND
2016-07-19160720-001HAND
2016-10-26161027-004HAND
2016-10-26161027-001HA5.00 ppb
2016-10-26161027-002HA1.000 ppb
2016-10-26161027-003HAND
2017-04-18170419-010HAND
2017-04-18170419-009HAND
2017-04-18170419-004HAND
2017-04-18170419-003HAND
2017-06-26170627-001HAND
2017-07-19170720-014HAND
2017-07-19170720-013HA3.00 ppb
2017-09-27170928-004HAND
2017-09-27170928-003HAND
2017-10-26171027-001HAND
2017-10-26171027-004HAND
2017-10-26171027-003HAND
2017-10-26171027-002HAND