Menu

EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

Donate

Monobromoacetic acid

Beach Haven Water Department

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.

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
20131.28 ppb111.28 ppb
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
20170.785 ppb220.450 ppb - 1.12 ppb

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
2012-08-09HA082812-22ND
2013-07-18HA072613-111.28 ppb
2014-07-10HA071814-08ND
2014-07-10HA071814-07ND
2015-07-09HA072515-36ND
2015-07-09HA072515-35ND
2016-07-14HA08022016-25ND
2016-07-14HA08022016-24ND
2017-07-13HA072617-150.450 ppb
2017-07-13HA072617-141.12 ppb