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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloroacetic acid

Warren County Socialville PWS

NOTE: Warren County Socialville PWS purchases water from Cincinnati Public Water System which is required to test for bromochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Cincinnati Public Water System.

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.

 

0

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
2013N/A00N/A
20143.12 ppb882.22 ppb - 4.06 ppb
20153.36 ppb12122.00 ppb - 4.16 ppb
20163.65 ppb16162.12 ppb - 4.83 ppb
20174.27 ppb16162.31 ppb - 5.48 ppb

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

NOTE: Warren County Socialville PWS purchases water from Cincinnati Public Water System which is required to test for bromochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Cincinnati Public Water System.

Date Lab ID Result