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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

South Central Regional Water District North Burleigh

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.

 

41

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

33

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.753 ppb42ND - 1.51 ppb
20131.23 ppb54ND - 2.17 ppb
20141.17 ppb87ND - 1.61 ppb
20150.869 ppb85ND - 1.61 ppb
20161.61 ppb87ND - 2.21 ppb
20171.89 ppb881.18 ppb - 2.59 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
2012-02-2712-S203ND
2012-05-2112-S578ND
2012-08-2112-S15761.50 ppb
2012-10-2312-S22611.51 ppb
2013-02-1913-S682.17 ppb
2013-05-2013-S592ND
2013-08-1213-S16441.04 ppb
2013-11-1813-S26001.34 ppb
2013-11-1813-S26011.59 ppb
2014-02-1814-S1931.61 ppb
2014-02-1814-S1921.05 ppb
2014-05-1914-S7621.23 ppb
2014-05-1914-S7611.59 ppb
2014-08-1814-S1961ND
2014-08-1814-S19621.13 ppb
2014-11-1714-S27551.50 ppb
2014-11-1714-S27541.25 ppb
2015-02-1715-S1351.55 ppb
2015-02-1715-S134ND
2015-05-1915-S7371.02 ppb
2015-05-1915-S736ND
2015-08-1715-S16661.25 ppb
2015-08-1715-S1665ND
2015-11-1015-S24581.52 ppb
2015-11-1015-S24571.61 ppb
2016-03-1616-S5951.06 ppb
2016-03-1616-S594ND
2016-05-1716-S9211.96 ppb
2016-05-1716-S9202.11 ppb
2016-08-2216-S20951.86 ppb
2016-08-2216-S20941.65 ppb
2016-11-1416-S27592.21 ppb
2016-11-1416-S27602.04 ppb
2017-02-2117-S2421.67 ppb
2017-03-1317-S3712.59 ppb
2017-05-1517-S6851.74 ppb
2017-05-1517-S6842.11 ppb
2017-08-2117-S17061.18 ppb
2017-08-2117-S17051.89 ppb
2017-11-1417-S24152.04 ppb
2017-11-1417-S24141.89 ppb