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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Hollidaysburg Municipal Authority

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

Monobromoacetic 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
2013ND80ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic 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 muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Hollidaysburg Municipal Authority purchases water from Altoona Water Authority which is required to test for monobromoacetic 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
2013-11-123K12025-07ND
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
2015-02-1212443563ND
2015-02-1212443564ND
2015-02-1212443565ND
2015-02-1212443566ND
2015-02-1212443567ND
2015-02-1212443568ND
2015-02-1212443569ND
2015-02-1212443570ND
2015-05-1412799325ND
2015-05-1412799326ND
2015-05-1412799327ND
2015-05-1412799328ND
2015-05-1412799329ND
2015-05-1412799330ND
2015-05-1412799331ND
2015-05-1412799332ND
2015-08-1313181625ND
2015-08-1313181626ND
2015-08-1313181627ND
2015-08-1313181628ND
2015-08-1313181629ND
2015-08-1313181630ND
2015-08-1313181631ND
2015-08-1313181632ND
2015-11-1213558114ND
2015-11-1213558115ND
2015-11-1213558116ND
2015-11-1213558117ND
2015-11-1213558118ND
2015-11-1213558119ND
2015-11-1213558120ND
2015-11-1213558121ND
2016-02-1113913424ND
2016-02-1113913425ND
2016-02-1113913426ND
2016-02-1113913427ND
2016-02-1113913428ND
2016-02-1113913429ND
2016-02-1113913430ND
2016-02-1113913431ND
2016-05-1214308696ND
2016-05-1214308697ND
2016-05-1214308698ND
2016-05-1214308699ND
2016-05-1214308700ND
2016-05-1214308701ND
2016-05-1214308702ND
2016-05-1214308703ND
2016-08-1114799266ND
2016-08-1114799267ND
2016-08-1114799268ND
2016-08-1114799269ND
2016-08-1114799270ND
2016-08-1114799271ND
2016-08-1114799272ND
2016-08-1114799273ND
2016-11-1015279125ND
2016-11-1015279126ND
2016-11-1015279127ND
2016-11-1015279128ND
2016-11-1015279129ND
2016-11-1015279130ND
2016-11-1015279131ND
2016-11-1015279132ND
2017-02-1615706050ND
2017-02-1615706051ND
2017-02-1615706052ND
2017-02-1615706053ND
2017-02-1615706054ND
2017-02-1615706055ND
2017-02-1615706056ND
2017-02-1615706057ND
2017-05-1116155030ND
2017-05-1116155031ND
2017-05-1116155032ND
2017-05-1116155033ND
2017-05-1116155034ND
2017-05-1116155035ND
2017-05-1116155036ND
2017-05-1116155037ND
2017-08-1716624904ND
2017-08-1716624905ND
2017-08-1716624906ND
2017-08-1716624907ND
2017-08-1716624908ND
2017-08-1716624909ND
2017-08-1716624910ND
2017-08-1716624911ND
2017-11-1617073700ND
2017-11-1617073701ND
2017-11-1617073702ND
2017-11-1617073703ND
2017-11-1617073704ND
2017-11-1617073705ND
2017-11-1617073706ND
2017-11-1617073707ND