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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Henry County Regional Water & Sewer District - Co. Rd. P

Monobromoacetic 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.

 

20

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND80ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND80ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND50ND
2017ND40ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic 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 muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-069900080234ND
2012-03-059900003327ND
2012-04-239900013472ND
2012-04-249900013474ND
2012-09-259900060313ND
2012-09-259900056435ND
2012-12-269900048650ND
2012-12-269900077001ND
2013-09-30A130066313ND
2015-09-2415-24112-01ND
2015-12-1415-28591-01ND
2016-03-1116-13651-01ND
2016-06-1416-19172-01ND
2016-09-1316-25539-01ND
2016-09-3016-26474-01ND
2016-12-0816-30780-01ND
2017-03-0917-14377-01ND
2017-06-0817-20375-01ND
2017-09-14M17-27892-01ND
2017-12-1317-34103-01ND