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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Espanola 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.

 

59

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND130ND
20150.0833 ppb124ND - 0.440 ppb
2016ND120ND
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
2012-07-201207A37-001BND
2012-07-201207A43-001BND
2012-07-201207A36-001BND
2012-07-201207A71-001BND
2013-10-291310D82-001BND
2013-10-291310D83-001AND
2014-01-311402013-002AND
2014-01-311402015-002AND
2014-01-311402016-002AND
2014-01-311402014-002AND
2014-04-291404B77-002AND
2014-04-291404B79-002AND
2014-04-291404B81-002AND
2014-04-291404B80-002AND
2014-10-311410E43-001BND
2014-10-311410E46-001BND
2014-10-311410E44-001BND
2014-10-311410E45-001BND
2014-11-251411B14-001AND
2015-01-271501936-001BND
2015-01-271501937-001BND
2015-01-271501934-001BND
2015-01-271501935-001BND
2015-03-261503C45-001BND
2015-03-261503C42-001BND
2015-03-261503C41-001BND
2015-03-261503C44-001BND
2015-07-2120150211150.130 ppb
2015-07-2120150211160.160 ppb
2015-07-2120150211170.270 ppb
2015-07-2120150211140.440 ppb
2016-04-191604843-001AND
2016-04-191604842-001AND
2016-04-191604844-001AND
2016-04-191604845-001AND
2016-07-141607762-001AND
2016-07-141607761-001AND
2016-07-141607760-001AND
2016-07-141607759-001AND
2016-10-131610663-001ND
2016-10-131610662-001ND
2016-10-131610661-001ND
2016-10-131610660-001ND
2017-01-121701562-001ND
2017-01-121701560-001ND
2017-01-121701558-001ND
2017-01-121701563-001ND
2017-04-131704602-001ND
2017-04-131704603-001ND
2017-04-131704604-001ND
2017-04-131704605-001ND
2017-07-131707715-001ND
2017-07-131707712-001ND
2017-07-131707711-001ND
2017-07-131707714-001ND
2017-10-131710847-001ND
2017-10-131710849-001ND
2017-10-131710845-001ND
2017-10-131710848-001ND