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Dibromoacetic acid

Pike Township Municipal 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.

 

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 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

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
2015-02-0912466775ND
2015-02-0912466768ND
2015-05-1112824856ND
2015-05-1112824862ND
2015-08-1013208876ND
2015-08-1013208883ND
2015-11-1013582129ND
2016-02-1013936064ND
2016-02-1013936058ND
2016-05-1014341168ND
2016-05-1014341159ND
2016-08-2914837062ND
2016-08-2914837070ND
2016-11-1115310469ND
2016-11-1115310485ND
2017-02-0815735346ND
2017-02-0815735361ND
2017-05-1016188856ND
2017-05-1016188848ND
2017-11-1317103608ND
2017-11-1317103617ND
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