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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monochloroacetic acid

Hollidaysburg Municipal Authority

NOTE: Hollidaysburg Municipal Authority purchases water from Altoona Water Authority which is required to test for monochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Altoona Water Authority.

Monochloroacetic 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.

 

136

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
20130.334 ppb81ND - 2.67 ppb
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 53 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 53 ppb for monochloroacetic acid was proposed in 2020 by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk.. This health guideline protects against system toxicity.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Hollidaysburg Municipal Authority purchases water from Altoona Water Authority which is required to test for monochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Altoona Water Authority.

Date Lab ID Result
2013-11-123K12025-01ND
2013-11-123K12025-02ND
2013-11-123K12025-03ND
2013-11-123K12025-04ND
2013-11-123K12025-08ND
2013-11-123K12025-05ND
2013-11-123K12025-06ND
2013-11-123K12025-072.67 ppb
2014-02-124B12047-01ND
2014-02-124B12047-02ND
2014-02-124B12047-03ND
2014-02-124B12047-04ND
2014-02-124B12047-05ND
2014-02-124B12047-06ND
2014-02-124B12047-07ND
2014-02-124B12047-08ND
2014-05-144E14043-01ND
2014-05-144E14043-02ND
2014-05-144E14043-03ND
2014-05-144E14043-04ND
2014-05-144E14043-05ND
2014-05-144E14043-06ND
2014-05-144E14043-07ND
2014-05-144E14043-08ND
2014-08-144H14064-01ND
2014-08-144H14064-02ND
2014-08-144H14064-03ND
2014-08-144H14064-04ND
2014-08-144H14064-05ND
2014-08-144H14064-06ND
2014-08-144H14064-07ND
2014-08-144H14064-08ND
2014-11-134K13027-01ND
2014-11-134K13027-02ND
2014-11-134K13027-03ND
2014-11-134K13027-04ND
2014-11-134K13027-05ND
2014-11-134K13027-06ND
2014-11-134K13027-07ND
2014-11-134K13027-08ND
2015-02-1212443539ND
2015-02-1212443540ND
2015-02-1212443541ND
2015-02-1212443542ND
2015-02-1212443543ND
2015-02-1212443544ND
2015-02-1212443545ND
2015-02-1212443546ND
2015-05-1412799301ND
2015-05-1412799302ND
2015-05-1412799303ND
2015-05-1412799304ND
2015-05-1412799305ND
2015-05-1412799306ND
2015-05-1412799307ND
2015-05-1412799308ND
2015-08-1313181601ND
2015-08-1313181602ND
2015-08-1313181603ND
2015-08-1313181604ND
2015-08-1313181605ND
2015-08-1313181606ND
2015-08-1313181607ND
2015-08-1313181608ND
2015-11-1213558090ND
2015-11-1213558091ND
2015-11-1213558092ND
2015-11-1213558093ND
2015-11-1213558094ND
2015-11-1213558095ND
2015-11-1213558096ND
2015-11-1213558097ND
2016-02-1113913400ND
2016-02-1113913401ND
2016-02-1113913402ND
2016-02-1113913403ND
2016-02-1113913404ND
2016-02-1113913405ND
2016-02-1113913406ND
2016-02-1113913407ND
2016-05-1214308672ND
2016-05-1214308673ND
2016-05-1214308674ND
2016-05-1214308675ND
2016-05-1214308676ND
2016-05-1214308677ND
2016-05-1214308678ND
2016-05-1214308679ND
2016-08-1114799242ND
2016-08-1114799243ND
2016-08-1114799244ND
2016-08-1114799245ND
2016-08-1114799246ND
2016-08-1114799247ND
2016-08-1114799248ND
2016-08-1114799249ND
2016-11-1015279101ND
2016-11-1015279102ND
2016-11-1015279103ND
2016-11-1015279104ND
2016-11-1015279105ND
2016-11-1015279106ND
2016-11-1015279107ND
2016-11-1015279108ND
2017-02-1615706026ND
2017-02-1615706027ND
2017-02-1615706028ND
2017-02-1615706029ND
2017-02-1615706030ND
2017-02-1615706031ND
2017-02-1615706032ND
2017-02-1615706033ND
2017-05-1116155006ND
2017-05-1116155007ND
2017-05-1116155008ND
2017-05-1116155009ND
2017-05-1116155010ND
2017-05-1116155011ND
2017-05-1116155012ND
2017-05-1116155013ND
2017-08-17166248873.43 ppb
2017-08-1716624880ND
2017-08-1716624881ND
2017-08-1716624882ND
2017-08-1716624883ND
2017-08-1716624884ND
2017-08-1716624885ND
2017-08-1716624886ND
2017-11-1617073676ND
2017-11-1617073677ND
2017-11-1617073678ND
2017-11-1617073679ND
2017-11-1617073680ND
2017-11-1617073681ND
2017-11-1617073682ND
2017-11-1617073683ND