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Bromochloromethane

Portland Water Bureau

Bromochloromethane is a tap water disinfection byproduct; it is also used as an intermediate in chemical manufacturing and as a fire extinguishing agent. Disinfection byproducts in drinking water increase the risk of cancer.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND50ND
2015ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-03-19201403200340AMND
2014-06-26201406270434AMND
2014-07-08201407090732AMND
2014-09-11201409120826AMND
2014-12-10201412110612AMND
2015-06-17201506180496AMND