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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

Hollidaysburg Municipal Authority

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

Dibromoacetic 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)

1

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 0.04 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.04 ppb for dibromoacetic 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: Hollidaysburg Municipal Authority purchases water from Altoona Water Authority which is required to test for dibromoacetic 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
2015-02-1212443571ND
2015-02-1212443572ND
2015-02-1212443573ND
2015-02-1212443574ND
2015-02-1212443575ND
2015-02-1212443576ND
2015-02-1212443577ND
2015-02-1212443578ND
2015-05-1412799333ND
2015-05-1412799334ND
2015-05-1412799335ND
2015-05-1412799336ND
2015-05-1412799337ND
2015-05-1412799338ND
2015-05-1412799339ND
2015-05-1412799340ND
2015-08-13131816402.48 ppb
2015-08-1313181633ND
2015-08-1313181634ND
2015-08-1313181635ND
2015-08-1313181636ND
2015-08-1313181637ND
2015-08-1313181638ND
2015-08-1313181639ND
2015-11-1213558122ND
2015-11-1213558123ND
2015-11-1213558124ND
2015-11-1213558125ND
2015-11-1213558126ND
2015-11-1213558127ND
2015-11-1213558128ND
2015-11-1213558129ND
2016-02-1113913432ND
2016-02-1113913433ND
2016-02-1113913434ND
2016-02-1113913435ND
2016-02-1113913436ND
2016-02-1113913437ND
2016-02-1113913438ND
2016-02-1113913439ND
2016-05-1214308704ND
2016-05-1214308705ND
2016-05-1214308706ND
2016-05-1214308707ND
2016-05-1214308708ND
2016-05-1214308709ND
2016-05-1214308710ND
2016-05-1214308711ND
2016-08-1114799274ND
2016-08-1114799275ND
2016-08-1114799276ND
2016-08-1114799277ND
2016-08-1114799278ND
2016-08-1114799279ND
2016-08-1114799280ND
2016-08-1114799281ND
2016-11-1015279133ND
2016-11-1015279134ND
2016-11-1015279135ND
2016-11-1015279136ND
2016-11-1015279137ND
2016-11-1015279138ND
2016-11-1015279139ND
2016-11-1015279140ND
2017-02-1615706058ND
2017-02-1615706059ND
2017-02-1615706060ND
2017-02-1615706061ND
2017-02-1615706062ND
2017-02-1615706063ND
2017-02-1615706064ND
2017-02-1615706065ND
2017-05-1116155038ND
2017-05-1116155039ND
2017-05-1116155040ND
2017-05-1116155041ND
2017-05-1116155042ND
2017-05-1116155043ND
2017-05-1116155044ND
2017-05-1116155045ND
2017-08-1716624912ND
2017-08-1716624913ND
2017-08-1716624914ND
2017-08-1716624915ND
2017-08-1716624916ND
2017-08-1716624917ND
2017-08-1716624918ND
2017-08-1716624919ND
2017-11-1617073708ND
2017-11-1617073709ND
2017-11-1617073710ND
2017-11-1617073711ND
2017-11-1617073712ND
2017-11-1617073713ND
2017-11-1617073714ND
2017-11-1617073715ND