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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Chowan County Water System

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.

 

68

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND40ND
2014ND160ND
2015ND160ND
2016ND160ND
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
2013-10-248045-102413-B03MND
2013-10-248045-102413-B04MND
2013-10-248045-102413-B02MND
2013-10-248045-102413-B01MND
2014-01-208045-012014-B01MND
2014-01-208045-012014-B04MND
2014-01-208045-012014-B03MND
2014-01-208045-012014-B02MND
2014-04-238045-042314-B04MND
2014-04-238045-042314-B03MND
2014-04-238045-042314-B02MND
2014-04-238045-042314-B01MND
2014-07-168045-071614-B04MND
2014-07-168045-071614-B03MND
2014-07-168045-071614-B02MND
2014-07-168045-071614-B01MND
2014-10-298045-102914-B04MND
2014-10-298045-102914-B03MND
2014-10-298045-102914-B02MND
2014-10-298045-102914-B01MND
2015-01-27ND
2015-01-27ND
2015-01-27ND
2015-01-27ND
2015-04-22ND
2015-04-22ND
2015-04-22ND
2015-04-22ND
2015-07-15ND
2015-07-15ND
2015-07-15ND
2015-07-15ND
2015-10-27ND
2015-10-27ND
2015-10-27ND
2015-10-27ND
2016-01-268045-012616-B04MND
2016-01-268045-012616-B03MND
2016-01-268045-012616-B02MND
2016-01-268045-012616-B01MND
2016-04-208045-042016-B04MND
2016-04-208045-042016-B03MND
2016-04-208045-042016-B02MND
2016-04-208045-042016-B01MND
2016-07-128045-071216-B04MND
2016-07-128045-071216-B03MND
2016-07-128045-071216-B02MND
2016-07-128045-071216-B01MND
2016-10-058045-100516-B04MND
2016-10-058045-100516-B03MND
2016-10-058045-100516-B02MND
2016-10-058045-100516-B01MND
2017-01-308045-013017-B04MND
2017-01-308045-013017-B03MND
2017-01-308045-013017-B02MND
2017-01-308045-013017-B01MND
2017-04-188045-041817-B04MND
2017-04-188045-041817-B03MND
2017-04-188045-041817-B02MND
2017-04-188045-041817-B01MND
2017-07-258045-072517-B04MND
2017-07-258045-072517-B03MND
2017-07-258045-072517-B02MND
2017-07-258045-072517-B01MND
2017-10-178045-101717-B01MND
2017-10-178045-101717-B02MND
2017-10-178045-101717-B03MND
2017-10-178045-101717-B04MND