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Monobromoacetic acid

City of Ridgeland

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.

 

75

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND70ND
2014ND160ND
20150.250 ppb161ND - 4.00 ppb
20160.250 ppb163ND - 2.00 ppb
2017ND160ND

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
2012-02-27120228-013HAND
2012-05-02120503-005HAND
2012-08-20120821-006HAND
2012-11-05121105-001HAND
2013-02-25130226-002HAND
2013-04-30130501-009HAND
2013-07-29130730-003HAND
2013-12-09131210-013HAND
2013-12-09131210-014HAND
2013-12-09131210-039HAND
2013-12-09131210-040HAND
2014-03-10140311-022HAND
2014-03-10140311-021HAND
2014-03-10140311-014HAND
2014-03-10140311-013HAND
2014-06-09140610-009HAND
2014-06-09140610-010HAND
2014-06-09140610-017HAND
2014-06-09140610-018HAND
2014-09-09140910-004HAND
2014-09-09140910-003HAND
2014-09-09140910-002HAND
2014-09-09140910-001HAND
2014-12-09141210-001HAND
2014-12-09141210-002HAND
2014-12-09141210-003HAND
2014-12-09141210-004HAND
2015-03-11150312-025HAND
2015-03-11150312-026HAND
2015-03-11150312-027HAND
2015-03-11150312-028HAND
2015-06-08150609-004HAND
2015-06-08150609-003HAND
2015-06-08150609-002HAND
2015-06-08150609-001HAND
2015-09-14150915-010HAND
2015-09-14150915-009HAND
2015-09-14150915-002HAND
2015-09-14150915-001HA4.00 ppb
2015-12-07151208-006HAND
2015-12-07151208-005HAND
2015-12-07151208-002HAND
2015-12-07151208-001HAND
2016-03-15160316-005HAND
2016-03-15160316-006HAND
2016-03-15160316-007HAND
2016-03-15160316-008HAND
2016-06-07160608-005HAND
2016-06-07160608-006HAND
2016-06-07160608-007HAND
2016-06-07160608-008HAND
2016-09-06160907-010HAND
2016-09-06160907-009HAND
2016-09-06160907-004HAND
2016-09-06160907-003HAND
2016-12-12161213-004HA2.00 ppb
2016-12-12161213-005HA1.000 ppb
2016-12-12161213-007HA1.000 ppb
2016-12-12161213-008HAND
2017-03-06170307-010HAND
2017-03-06170307-009HAND
2017-03-06170307-008HAND
2017-03-06170307-007HAND
2017-06-05170606-003HAND
2017-06-05170606-004HAND
2017-06-05170606-005HAND
2017-06-05170606-006HAND
2017-09-05170906-001HAND
2017-09-05170906-002HAND
2017-09-05170906-003HAND
2017-09-05170906-004HAND
2017-12-05171206-008HAND
2017-12-05171206-007HAND
2017-12-05171206-006HAND
2017-12-05171206-005HAND