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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

Metzenbaum Residence

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.

 

5

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND10ND
20146.20 ppb116.20 ppb
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-07-0926709-01ND
2014-07-0229405-036.20 ppb
2015-09-0233070-02ND
2016-07-1935806-03ND
2017-08-0839515-03ND