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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Jefferson County W and S District - M

NOTE: Jefferson County W and S District - M purchases water from Toronto Public Water System which is required to test for monobromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Toronto Public Water System.

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.

 

44

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.213 ppb162ND - 1.80 ppb
2013ND150ND
2014ND160ND
20150.125 ppb162ND - 1.000 ppb
2016ND160ND
2017ND160ND

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

NOTE: Jefferson County W and S District - M purchases water from Toronto Public Water System which is required to test for monobromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Toronto Public Water System.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-109900088487ND
2012-04-109900003435ND
2012-08-2899000541591.30 ppb
2012-11-279900071611ND
2013-01-089900071896ND
2013-01-089900003436ND
2013-04-099900010525ND
2013-04-099900010526ND
2013-07-099900128985ND
2013-07-099900128987ND
2013-10-08A130147745ND
2013-10-08A130133688ND
2014-01-08A140079063ND
2014-01-08A140124485ND
2014-04-08A140183076ND
2014-04-08A140136427ND
2014-07-08A140213918ND
2014-07-08A140213919ND
2014-10-14A140216627ND
2014-10-14A140216625ND
2015-01-13A150231656ND
2015-01-13A150231654ND
2015-04-14A150259227ND
2015-04-14A150231653ND
2015-07-14A150310879ND
2015-07-14A150310877ND
2015-10-13A150182850ND
2015-10-13A150182851ND
2016-01-11A160338170ND
2016-01-11A160338171ND
2016-04-12A160374742ND
2016-04-12A160374743ND
2016-07-12A160399401ND
2016-07-12A160399399ND
2016-10-11A160427489ND
2016-10-11A160427490ND
2017-01-10A170467801ND
2017-01-10A170453287ND
2017-04-11A170477078ND
2017-04-11A170477079ND
2017-07-11A170498095ND
2017-07-11A170498096ND
2017-10-10A170079061ND
2017-10-10A170079060ND