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Dibromoacetic acid

Erie County Perkins District

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.

 

92

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

51

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20140.606 ppb166ND - 1.90 ppb
20151.14 ppb1614ND - 1.80 ppb
20161.29 ppb1514ND - 1.60 ppb
20170.650 ppb169ND - 1.30 ppb
20180.300 ppb164ND - 1.30 ppb
20190.469 ppb134ND - 1.60 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
2014-02-1114-11834-01ND
2014-02-1114-11834-09ND
2014-02-1114-11834-10ND
2014-02-1214-11834-13ND
2014-05-1214-16008-06ND
2014-05-1214-16008-05ND
2014-05-1214-16008-07ND
2014-05-1214-16008-08ND
2014-08-1114-21264-121.50 ppb
2014-08-1114-21264-111.60 ppb
2014-08-1114-21264-091.20 ppb
2014-08-1114-21264-10ND
2014-11-1014-25639-091.60 ppb
2014-11-1214-25639-01ND
2014-11-1214-25639-121.90 ppb
2014-11-1214-25639-131.90 ppb
2015-02-09A1502318841.30 ppb
2015-02-09A1502318861.20 ppb
2015-02-09A1502318891.40 ppb
2015-02-12A1502320891.10 ppb
2015-05-11A1502856011.40 ppb
2015-05-11A1502856001.10 ppb
2015-05-11A1502856031.30 ppb
2015-05-11A1502856021.20 ppb
2015-08-13A1502316681.10 ppb
2015-08-13A150231669ND
2015-08-13A1502316661.30 ppb
2015-08-13A150231667ND
2015-11-09A1503200621.50 ppb
2015-11-09A1503317171.20 ppb
2015-11-09A1503200611.80 ppb
2015-11-10A1503317181.30 ppb
2016-02-12A1603380831.30 ppb
2016-02-12A1603380821.20 ppb
2016-02-12A1603380811.20 ppb
2016-02-12A1603620441.20 ppb
2016-05-09A1603110351.10 ppb
2016-05-09A1603110361.50 ppb
2016-05-09A1603110371.30 ppb
2016-08-08A1603749101.50 ppb
2016-08-10A1603749151.60 ppb
2016-08-10A1604321591.40 ppb
2016-08-11A160338599ND
2016-11-10A1604532571.60 ppb
2016-11-10A1604532561.50 ppb
2016-11-10A1604532511.40 ppb
2016-11-10A1604532531.50 ppb
2017-02-08A1704532671.10 ppb
2017-02-09A1704532741.30 ppb
2017-02-09A1704532751.20 ppb
2017-02-10A1704532791.20 ppb
2017-05-08A1704902521.10 ppb
2017-05-08A170490255ND
2017-05-08A1704902561.10 ppb
2017-05-10A1704902661.20 ppb
2017-08-10A170532732ND
2017-08-10A170532733ND
2017-08-11A170532735ND
2017-08-14A170532742ND
2017-11-14A170540167ND
2017-11-14A170540170ND
2017-11-14A1705401731.20 ppb
2017-11-14A1705401741.000 ppb
2018-02-09A180539786ND
2018-02-09A180539785ND
2018-02-09A180539784ND
2018-02-12A180570668ND
2018-05-08A180570678ND
2018-05-08A1805706821.10 ppb
2018-05-08A180570684ND
2018-05-11A1805933611.20 ppb
2018-08-08A180626527ND
2018-08-08A180626528ND
2018-08-08A180626533ND
2018-08-09A180626541ND
2018-11-088K01205-02ND
2018-11-098K01205-04ND
2018-11-138K01771-031.30 ppb
2018-11-138K01771-041.20 ppb
2019-02-089B01003-011.30 ppb
2019-02-089B01003-02ND
2019-02-129B01561-041.60 ppb
2019-02-129B01561-051.60 ppb
2019-05-109E01593-02ND
2019-05-109E01593-03ND
2019-05-109E01593-05ND
2019-05-139E01855-021.60 ppb
2019-08-139H02065-04ND
2019-08-139H02065-05ND
2019-08-139H02129-01ND
2019-08-139H02129-02ND
2019-08-139H02129-03ND