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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

Fort Edward Water District #2 (ft Edward V)

NOTE: Fort Edward Water District #2 (ft Edward V) purchases water from Fort Edward Village which is required to test for dibromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Fort Edward Village.

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.

 

21

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

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

NOTE: Fort Edward Water District #2 (ft Edward V) purchases water from Fort Edward Village which is required to test for dibromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Fort Edward Village.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-06JH1200732-DBPSND
2012-05-07JH1202894-DBPSND
2012-08-06JH1205370-DBPSND
2012-11-05JH1207880-DBPSND
2013-05-13JH1303045-DBPSND
2013-08-05JH1305285-DBPSND
2013-11-14JH1307672-HAA5ND
2014-02-03JH1400642DBP2ND
2014-11-03JH1407787-DBP2ND
2015-02-03JH1500595DBP2ND
2015-05-04JH1502463DBP2ND
2015-08-03JH1504892-DBP2ND
2015-11-02JH1507335-DBP2ND
2016-02-01JH1600635-DBP2ND
2016-05-02JH1603261-DBP2ND
2016-07-01JH1605683-DBP2ND
2016-08-01JH1606402-DBP2ND
2016-11-07JH1609860-DBP2ND
2017-02-06JH1700879-DBP2ND
2017-05-01JH1702868-DBP2ND
2017-11-06JH1708876-DBP2ND