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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloroacetic acid

Ryan Utilities Authority

NOTE: Ryan Utilities Authority purchases water from Waurika Public Works Authority which is required to test for bromochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Waurika Public Works Authority.

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.

 

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Samples

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Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
201211.9 ppb444.10 ppb - 16.0 ppb
201318.8 ppb2212.0 ppb - 25.6 ppb
201421.3 ppb882.20 ppb - 47.6 ppb
201515.8 ppb664.90 ppb - 20.7 ppb
201619.0 ppb8813.5 ppb - 26.9 ppb
201720.9 ppb8816.1 ppb - 28.2 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: Ryan Utilities Authority purchases water from Waurika Public Works Authority which is required to test for bromochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Waurika Public Works Authority.

Date Lab ID Result