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Dibromoacetic acid

Aqua Ohio - Struthers

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.

 

113

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

21

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.0844 ppb322ND - 1.50 ppb
2013ND160ND
20140.138 ppb162ND - 1.10 ppb
20150.418 ppb176ND - 1.30 ppb
20160.238 ppb163ND - 1.70 ppb
20170.544 ppb168ND - 1.20 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
2012-02-14AD39269ND
2012-02-14AD39270ND
2012-02-14AD39263ND
2012-02-14AD39264ND
2012-02-14AD39265ND
2012-02-14AD39266ND
2012-02-14AD39267ND
2012-02-14AD39268ND
2012-05-14AD489871.20 ppb
2012-05-14AD48988ND
2012-05-14AD489891.50 ppb
2012-05-14AD48990ND
2012-05-14AD48991ND
2012-05-14AD48992ND
2012-05-14AD48993ND
2012-05-14AD48994ND
2012-08-07AD59297ND
2012-08-07AD59298ND
2012-08-07AD59299ND
2012-08-07AD59300ND
2012-08-07AD59301ND
2012-08-07AD59302ND
2012-08-07AD59303ND
2012-08-07AD59304ND
2012-11-13AD72055ND
2012-11-13AD72056ND
2012-11-13AD72057ND
2012-11-13AD72058ND
2012-11-13AD72059ND
2012-11-13AD72060ND
2012-11-13AD72061ND
2012-11-13AD72062ND
2013-01-08AD77674ND
2013-01-08AD77675ND
2013-01-08AD77676ND
2013-01-08AD77677ND
2013-04-09AD86612ND
2013-04-09AD86613ND
2013-04-09AD86614ND
2013-04-09AD86615ND
2013-07-09AD97641ND
2013-07-09AD97642ND
2013-07-09AD97643ND
2013-07-09AD97644ND
2013-10-10AE11315ND
2013-10-10AE11316ND
2013-10-10AE11317ND
2013-10-10AE11318ND
2014-01-08AE20375ND
2014-01-08AE20376ND
2014-01-08AE20377ND
2014-01-08AE20378ND
2014-04-09AE29448ND
2014-04-09AE29449ND
2014-04-09AE29450ND
2014-04-09AE29451ND
2014-07-08AE39815ND
2014-07-08AE398161.10 ppb
2014-07-08AE39817ND
2014-07-08AE39818ND
2014-10-09AE52763ND
2014-10-09AE527641.10 ppb
2014-10-09AE52765ND
2014-10-09AE52766ND
2015-01-08AE62202ND
2015-01-08AE62203ND
2015-01-08AE62204ND
2015-01-08AE62205ND
2015-04-09AE71940ND
2015-04-09AE71941ND
2015-04-09AE719421.000 ppb
2015-04-09AE71943ND
2015-07-09AE830661.30 ppb
2015-07-09AE830671.30 ppb
2015-07-09AE830681.30 ppb
2015-07-09AE830691.20 ppb
2015-10-08AE95149ND
2015-10-08AE951501.000 ppb
2015-10-08AE95151ND
2015-10-08AE95152ND
2015-10-08AE95153ND
2016-01-11AF04771ND
2016-01-11AF04772ND
2016-01-11AF04773ND
2016-01-11AF04774ND
2016-04-11AF12943ND
2016-04-11AF12944ND
2016-04-11AF12945ND
2016-04-11AF12946ND
2016-07-08AF21743ND
2016-07-08AF217441.000 ppb
2016-07-08AF21745ND
2016-07-08AF21746ND
2016-10-10AF324721.70 ppb
2016-10-10AF324731.10 ppb
2016-10-10AF32474ND
2016-10-10AF32475ND
2017-01-10AF404031.10 ppb
2017-01-10AF404041.20 ppb
2017-01-10AF404051.10 ppb
2017-01-10AF404061.20 ppb
2017-04-11AF48241ND
2017-04-11AF48242ND
2017-04-11AF48243ND
2017-04-11AF48244ND
2017-07-11AF56973ND
2017-07-11AF56974ND
2017-07-11AF56975ND
2017-07-11AF56976ND
2017-10-10AF662881.000 ppb
2017-10-10AF662891.10 ppb
2017-10-10AF662901.000 ppb
2017-10-10AF662911.000 ppb