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Monochloroacetic acid

Newark Water Department

Monochloroacetic 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.

 

293

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.319 ppb537ND - 4.40 ppb
20130.160 ppb484ND - 2.90 ppb
20140.375 ppb486ND - 3.90 ppb
20150.577 ppb4812ND - 3.28 ppb
2016ND480ND
20170.0481 ppb481ND - 2.31 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 53 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 53 ppb for monochloroacetic 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 system toxicity.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-03-0812031878-002ND
2012-03-0812031878-001ND
2012-03-0812031878-0043.30 ppb
2012-03-0812031878-003ND
2012-03-0812031878-0053.00 ppb
2012-04-110004528-081.10 ppb
2012-04-110004528-10ND
2012-04-110004528-09ND
2012-04-110004528-111.000 ppb
2012-04-110004528-12ND
2012-04-110004528-07ND
2012-04-110004528-06ND
2012-04-110004528-051.10 ppb
2012-04-110004528-04ND
2012-04-110004528-03ND
2012-04-110004528-02ND
2012-04-110004528-01ND
2012-07-110005938-08ND
2012-07-110005938-10ND
2012-07-110005938-09ND
2012-07-110005938-11ND
2012-07-110005938-12ND
2012-07-110005938-06ND
2012-07-110005938-05ND
2012-07-110005938-07ND
2012-07-110005938-04ND
2012-07-110005938-034.40 ppb
2012-07-110005938-023.00 ppb
2012-07-110005938-01ND
2012-09-200007187-08ND
2012-09-200007187-10ND
2012-09-200007187-09ND
2012-09-200007185-01ND
2012-09-200007185-02ND
2012-09-200007187-06ND
2012-09-200007187-05ND
2012-09-200007187-07ND
2012-09-200007187-04ND
2012-09-200007187-03ND
2012-09-200007187-02ND
2012-09-200007187-01ND
2012-12-130008467-08ND
2012-12-130008467-10ND
2012-12-130008467-09ND
2012-12-130008467-11ND
2012-12-130008467-12ND
2012-12-130008467-06ND
2012-12-130008467-05ND
2012-12-130008467-07ND
2012-12-130008467-04ND
2012-12-130008467-03ND
2012-12-130008467-02ND
2012-12-130008467-01ND
2013-03-120009729-08ND
2013-03-120009729-10ND
2013-03-120009729-09ND
2013-03-120009729-11ND
2013-03-120009729-12ND
2013-03-120009729-06ND
2013-03-120009729-05ND
2013-03-120009729-07ND
2013-03-120009729-04ND
2013-03-120009729-03ND
2013-03-120009729-021.000 ppb
2013-03-120009729-01ND
2013-06-110011365-08ND
2013-06-110011365-10ND
2013-06-110011365-09ND
2013-06-110011365-11ND
2013-06-110011365-12ND
2013-06-110011365-06ND
2013-06-110011365-05ND
2013-06-110011365-07ND
2013-06-110011365-04ND
2013-06-110011365-03ND
2013-06-110011365-02ND
2013-06-110011365-01ND
2013-09-110013035-08ND
2013-09-110013035-10ND
2013-09-110013035-09ND
2013-09-110013035-11ND
2013-09-110013035-12ND
2013-09-110013035-06ND
2013-09-110013035-05ND
2013-09-110013035-07ND
2013-09-110013035-04ND
2013-09-110013035-03ND
2013-09-110013035-02ND
2013-09-110013035-01ND
2013-12-110015007-08ND
2013-12-110015007-10ND
2013-12-110015007-09ND
2013-12-110015007-11ND
2013-12-110015007-12ND
2013-12-110015007-06ND
2013-12-110015007-05ND
2013-12-110015007-07ND
2013-12-110015007-042.60 ppb
2013-12-110015007-031.20 ppb
2013-12-110015007-022.90 ppb
2013-12-110015007-01ND
2014-03-11340313045ND
2014-03-11340313049ND
2014-03-11340313047ND
2014-03-11340313051ND
2014-03-11340313053ND
2014-03-11340313043ND
2014-03-11340313041ND
2014-03-11340313039ND
2014-03-113403130372.70 ppb
2014-03-113403130352.40 ppb
2014-03-11340313033ND
2014-03-11340313031ND
2014-06-10340611050ND
2014-06-10340611054ND
2014-06-103406110522.80 ppb
2014-06-10340611056ND
2014-06-103406110583.90 ppb
2014-06-10340611048ND
2014-06-10340611046ND
2014-06-10340611044ND
2014-06-10340611042ND
2014-06-10340611040ND
2014-06-103406110383.30 ppb
2014-06-10340611036ND
2014-09-103409100652.90 ppb
2014-09-10340910069ND
2014-09-10340910067ND
2014-09-10340910082ND
2014-09-10340910084ND
2014-09-10340910063ND
2014-09-10340910061ND
2014-09-10340910079ND
2014-09-10340910077ND
2014-09-10340910075ND
2014-09-10340910073ND
2014-09-10340910071ND
2014-12-10341210051ND
2014-12-10341210055ND
2014-12-10341210053ND
2014-12-10341210057ND
2014-12-10341210059ND
2014-12-10341210049ND
2014-12-10341210047ND
2014-12-10341210045ND
2014-12-10341210043ND
2014-12-10341210041ND
2014-12-10341210039ND
2014-12-10341210037ND
2015-03-11350311065ND
2015-03-11350311069ND
2015-03-11350311067ND
2015-03-11350311072ND
2015-03-11350311074ND
2015-03-11350311063ND
2015-03-11350311061ND
2015-03-11350311059ND
2015-03-11350311057ND
2015-03-11350311055ND
2015-03-11350311053ND
2015-03-11350311051ND
2015-06-10350610062ND
2015-06-10350610066ND
2015-06-10350610064ND
2015-06-10350610068ND
2015-06-10350610070AND
2015-06-10350610060ND
2015-06-10350610058ND
2015-06-10350610056ND
2015-06-103506100542.00 ppb
2015-06-10350610052ND
2015-06-10350610050ND
2015-06-10350610048ND
2015-09-105090326-12ND
2015-09-105090326-11ND
2015-09-105090326-10ND
2015-09-105090326-09ND
2015-09-105090326-08ND
2015-09-105090326-07ND
2015-09-105090326-06ND
2015-09-105090326-05ND
2015-09-105090326-04ND
2015-09-105090326-03ND
2015-09-105090326-02ND
2015-09-105090326-01ND
2015-12-10L5960904-93.28 ppb
2015-12-10L5960904-123.28 ppb
2015-12-10L5960904-112.10 ppb
2015-12-10L5960904-102.39 ppb
2015-12-10L5960904-60.500 ppb
2015-12-10L5960904-81.76 ppb
2015-12-10L5960904-1ND
2015-12-10L5960904-40.910 ppb
2015-12-10L5960904-33.15 ppb
2015-12-10L5960904-73.00 ppb
2015-12-10L5960904-52.35 ppb
2015-12-10L5960904-22.98 ppb
2016-03-10360310122ND
2016-03-10360310126ND
2016-03-10360310124ND
2016-03-10360310128ND
2016-03-10360310130ND
2016-03-10360310120ND
2016-03-10360310118ND
2016-03-10360310116ND
2016-03-10360310114ND
2016-03-10360310112ND
2016-03-10360310110ND
2016-03-10360310108ND
2016-06-10360610039ND
2016-06-10360610043ND
2016-06-10360610041ND
2016-06-10360610045ND
2016-06-10360610047ND
2016-06-10360610037ND
2016-06-10360610035ND
2016-06-10360610033ND
2016-06-10360610031ND
2016-06-10360610029ND
2016-06-10360610027ND
2016-06-10360610025ND
2016-09-12360912048ND
2016-09-12360912052ND
2016-09-12360912050ND
2016-09-12360912054ND
2016-09-12360912056ND
2016-09-12360912046ND
2016-09-12360912044ND
2016-09-12360912041ND
2016-09-12360912039ND
2016-09-12360912037ND
2016-09-12360912035ND
2016-09-12360912033ND
2016-12-09361209080ND
2016-12-09361209084ND
2016-12-09361209082ND
2016-12-09361209086ND
2016-12-09361209088ND
2016-12-09361209078ND
2016-12-09361209076ND
2016-12-09361209074ND
2016-12-09361209072ND
2016-12-09361209070ND
2016-12-09361209068ND
2016-12-09361209066ND
2017-03-10370310041ND
2017-03-10370310045ND
2017-03-10370310043ND
2017-03-10370310047ND
2017-03-10370310049ND
2017-03-10370310039ND
2017-03-10370310037ND
2017-03-10370310035ND
2017-03-10370310033ND
2017-03-10370310031ND
2017-03-10370310029ND
2017-03-10370310027ND
2017-06-09370609062ND
2017-06-09370609066ND
2017-06-09370609064ND
2017-06-09370609068ND
2017-06-09370609070ND
2017-06-09370609060ND
2017-06-09370609058ND
2017-06-09370609056ND
2017-06-09370609054ND
2017-06-09370609052ND
2017-06-09370609050ND
2017-06-09370609048ND
2017-09-08370908061ND
2017-09-08370908065ND
2017-09-08370908063ND
2017-09-08370908067ND
2017-09-08370908069ND
2017-09-08370908059ND
2017-09-08370908057ND
2017-09-08370908055ND
2017-09-08370908053ND
2017-09-08370908051ND
2017-09-08370908049ND
2017-09-08370908047ND
2017-12-11371211061ND
2017-12-11371211065ND
2017-12-11371211063ND
2017-12-11371211067ND
2017-12-11371211069ND
2017-12-11371211059ND
2017-12-11371211057ND
2017-12-11371211055ND
2017-12-11371211053ND
2017-12-11371211051ND
2017-12-11371211049ND
2017-12-113712110472.31 ppb