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Dibromoacetic acid

Moore County Public Util. - Pinehurst

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.

 

68

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

43

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20134.75 ppb42ND - 11.0 ppb
20142.06 ppb1613ND - 8.00 ppb
20152.06 ppb1610ND - 9.00 ppb
20161.40 ppb1610ND - 4.00 ppb
20172.81 ppb168ND - 13.0 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
2013-11-1537729_13-352678.00 ppb
2013-11-1537729_13-3526811.0 ppb
2013-11-1537729_13-35266ND
2013-11-1537729_13-35265ND
2014-02-2137729_14-055492.00 ppb
2014-02-2137729_14-055591.000 ppb
2014-02-2137729_14-05558ND
2014-02-2137729_14-05552ND
2014-05-1437729_14-137871.000 ppb
2014-05-1437729_14-137861.000 ppb
2014-05-1437729_14-137854.00 ppb
2014-05-1437729_14-137832.00 ppb
2014-08-1537729_14-253822.00 ppb
2014-08-1537729_14-253815.00 ppb
2014-08-1537729_14-253803.00 ppb
2014-08-1537729_14-253791.000 ppb
2014-11-1337729_14-352701.000 ppb
2014-11-1337729_14-35269ND
2014-11-1337729_14-352682.00 ppb
2014-11-1337729_14-352668.00 ppb
2015-02-092.00 ppb
2015-02-09ND
2015-02-09ND
2015-02-09ND
2015-05-131.000 ppb
2015-05-13ND
2015-05-132.00 ppb
2015-05-13ND
2015-08-118.00 ppb
2015-08-112.00 ppb
2015-08-119.00 ppb
2015-08-112.00 ppb
2015-11-10ND
2015-11-103.00 ppb
2015-11-103.00 ppb
2015-11-101.000 ppb
2016-02-0837729_16-043002.00 ppb
2016-02-0837729_16-04299ND
2016-02-0837729_16-04298ND
2016-02-0837729_16-042972.00 ppb
2016-05-1037729_16-149221.000 ppb
2016-05-1037729_16-149212.00 ppb
2016-05-1037729_16-149194.00 ppb
2016-05-1037729_16-14917ND
2016-08-2235343532.50 ppb
2016-08-2235343552.90 ppb
2016-08-223534357ND
2016-08-223534359ND
2016-11-0137729_16-380843.00 ppb
2016-11-0137729_16-380831.000 ppb
2016-11-0237729_16-380852.00 ppb
2016-11-0237729_16-38087ND
2017-02-0637729_17-044381.000 ppb
2017-02-0637729_17-044373.00 ppb
2017-02-0637729_17-044363.00 ppb
2017-02-0637729_17-04429ND
2017-05-0237729_17-147072.00 ppb
2017-05-0237729_17-14706ND
2017-05-0237729_17-14701ND
2017-05-0237729_17-14708ND
2017-08-0237729_17-27124ND
2017-08-0237729_17-271255.00 ppb
2017-08-0237729_17-271266.00 ppb
2017-08-0237729_17-27127ND
2017-11-0137729_17-40906ND
2017-11-0137729_17-4091612.0 ppb
2017-11-0137729_17-4091713.0 ppb
2017-11-0137729_17-40918ND