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Monochloroacetic acid

Pike Township Municipal 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.

 

43

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND60ND
2015ND70ND
2016ND80ND
2017ND60ND
2018ND80ND
2019ND80ND

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

Date Lab ID Result
2014-05-09(720) SchoolND
2014-05-09(724) GlennND
2014-08-11(720) SchoolND
2014-08-11(724) GlennND
2014-11-10(724) GlennND
2014-11-10(720) SchoolND
2015-02-0912466780ND
2015-02-0912466771ND
2015-05-1112824852ND
2015-05-1112824861ND
2015-08-1013208875ND
2015-08-1013208886ND
2015-11-1013582125ND
2016-02-1013936059ND
2016-02-1013936054ND
2016-05-1014341175ND
2016-05-1014341162ND
2016-08-2914837059ND
2016-08-2914837067ND
2016-11-1115310468ND
2016-11-1115310481ND
2017-02-0815735351ND
2017-02-0815735358ND
2017-05-1016188851ND
2017-05-1016188845ND
2017-11-1317103602ND
2017-11-1317103618ND
2018-02-08(724) GlennND
2018-02-08(720) SchoolND
2018-05-10(720) SchoolND
2018-05-10(724) GlennND
2018-08-10(720) SchoolND
2018-08-10(724) GlennND
2018-11-12(720) SchoolND
2018-11-12(724) GlennND
2019-02-11(720) SchoolND
2019-02-11(724) GlennND
2019-05-09(720) SchoolND
2019-05-09(724) GlennND
2019-08-08(720) SchoolND
2019-08-08(724) GlennND
2019-11-119K12228-01ND
2019-11-119K12228-02ND