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Bromochloroacetic acid

West Carrollton City PWS

Bromochloroacetic acid is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Bromochloroacetic acid and other disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy.

 

33

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

8

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20130.297 ppb163ND - 2.02 ppb
20140.462 ppb113ND - 2.27 ppb
20150.552 ppb21ND - 1.10 ppb
20160.710 ppb21ND - 1.42 ppb
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.02 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.02 ppb for bromochloroacetic 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
2013-03-2513C1304-01ND
2013-03-2513C1304-02ND
2013-03-2513C1304-031.07 ppb
2013-03-2513C1304-04ND
2013-06-2413F1373-04ND
2013-06-2413F1373-031.66 ppb
2013-06-2413F1373-02ND
2013-06-2413F1373-012.02 ppb
2013-09-2413I1414-04ND
2013-09-2413I1414-03ND
2013-09-2413I1414-02ND
2013-09-2413I1414-01ND
2013-12-2313L1238-01ND
2013-12-2313L1238-02ND
2013-12-2313L1238-03ND
2013-12-2313L1238-04ND
2014-03-0314C0105-04ND
2014-03-0314C0105-03ND
2014-03-0314C0105-02ND
2014-03-0314C0105-01ND
2014-06-0214F0146-011.32 ppb
2014-06-0214F0146-02ND
2014-06-0214F0146-03ND
2014-06-0214F0146-04ND
2014-09-0814I0475-021.49 ppb
2014-09-1514I0936-02ND
2014-09-1514I0936-012.27 ppb
2015-07-0615G0349-011.10 ppb
2015-07-0615G0349-02ND
2016-07-1116G0758-011.42 ppb
2016-07-1116G0758-02ND
2017-07-1017G0522-01ND
2017-07-1017G0522-02ND