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Dibromoacetic acid

Greenville City PWS

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.

 

84

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

34

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20121.000 ppb43ND - 1.60 ppb
20130.525 ppb165ND - 2.10 ppb
20140.381 ppb164ND - 2.40 ppb
20150.513 ppb167ND - 1.40 ppb
20160.619 ppb167ND - 1.90 ppb
20170.694 ppb168ND - 2.10 ppb

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

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-0399000777771.40 ppb
2012-05-1199001194761.60 ppb
2012-08-0999000211221.000 ppb
2012-11-079900068420ND
2013-02-0899000564432.10 ppb
2013-02-0899000564422.10 ppb
2013-02-0899000564411.20 ppb
2013-02-0899000564401.90 ppb
2013-05-0899001079101.10 ppb
2013-05-089900107911ND
2013-05-089900107912ND
2013-05-089900107913ND
2013-08-08A130129034ND
2013-08-08A130124135ND
2013-08-08A130124136ND
2013-08-08A130124134ND
2013-11-08A130124411ND
2013-11-08A130124410ND
2013-11-08A130124409ND
2013-11-08A130124408ND
2014-02-13A1401288841.20 ppb
2014-02-13A1401371391.20 ppb
2014-02-13A1401371401.30 ppb
2014-02-13A1401244122.40 ppb
2014-05-08A140124424ND
2014-05-08A140124427ND
2014-05-08A140124425ND
2014-05-08A140124426ND
2014-08-08A140214066ND
2014-08-08A140214064ND
2014-08-08A140214065ND
2014-08-08A140214067ND
2014-11-13A140217493ND
2014-11-13A140217492ND
2014-11-13A140217491ND
2014-11-13A140217490ND
2015-02-12A1502320771.10 ppb
2015-02-12A1502176371.20 ppb
2015-02-12A1502320781.20 ppb
2015-02-12A1502320761.40 ppb
2015-05-08A150217640ND
2015-05-08A150217639ND
2015-05-08A150285279ND
2015-05-08A150285278ND
2015-08-13A1503198811.000 ppb
2015-08-13A1502323661.10 ppb
2015-08-13A1503198791.20 ppb
2015-08-13A150319882ND
2015-11-12A150331653ND
2015-11-12A150331656ND
2015-11-12A150331655ND
2015-11-12A150331654ND
2016-02-11A1603317151.70 ppb
2016-02-11A1603317141.10 ppb
2016-02-11A1603317131.40 ppb
2016-02-11A1603317121.90 ppb
2016-05-11A160304380ND
2016-05-11A160304381ND
2016-05-11A160304382ND
2016-05-11A160304383ND
2016-08-11A1603749711.10 ppb
2016-08-11A1603749691.20 ppb
2016-08-11A160338191ND
2016-08-11A1603381901.50 ppb
2016-11-10A160453220ND
2016-11-10A160453219ND
2016-11-10A160453218ND
2016-11-10A160453217ND
2017-02-09A1704769081.10 ppb
2017-02-09A1704769071.000 ppb
2017-02-09A170476906ND
2017-02-09A1704769051.10 ppb
2017-05-11A1704184601.10 ppb
2017-05-11A1704184592.10 ppb
2017-05-11A1703749731.80 ppb
2017-05-11A1703749721.80 ppb
2017-08-10A170504817ND
2017-08-10A170498309ND
2017-08-10A170498308ND
2017-08-10A170498307ND
2017-11-09A170516726ND
2017-11-09A1705167271.10 ppb
2017-11-09A170516728ND
2017-11-09A170516729ND