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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monochloroacetic acid

Batavia Village Public Water System

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.

 

39

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.550 ppb41ND - 2.20 ppb
20130.500 ppb41ND - 2.00 ppb
2014ND70ND
2015ND80ND
20160.250 ppb81ND - 2.00 ppb
2017ND80ND

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
2012-03-06DVC023902ND
2012-06-06DVF033901ND
2012-09-06DVI020301ND
2012-12-0612-25655-012.20 ppb
2013-03-0613-13003-01ND
2013-06-0513-17279-012.00 ppb
2013-09-0413-22086-01ND
2013-12-0513-26436-03ND
2014-03-05A140190731ND
2014-06-04A140191577ND
2014-06-04A140191578ND
2014-09-03A140063004ND
2014-09-03A140063003ND
2014-12-03A140217631ND
2014-12-03A140191181ND
2015-03-04A150232138ND
2015-03-04A150232137ND
2015-06-03A150285781ND
2015-06-03A150285782ND
2015-09-02A150320018ND
2015-09-02A150320017ND
2015-12-02A150331841ND
2015-12-02A150320027ND
2016-03-02A160338476ND
2016-03-02A160338477ND
2016-06-01A1603992452.00 ppb
2016-06-01A160399244ND
2016-09-06A160435408ND
2016-09-06A160435409ND
2016-12-06A160463033ND
2016-12-06A160463032ND
2017-03-07A170487285ND
2017-03-07A170487286ND
2017-06-07A170498297ND
2017-06-07A170498298ND
2017-09-06A170512286ND
2017-09-06A170512287ND
2017-12-05A170191191ND
2017-12-05A170548221ND