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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monochloroacetic acid

Aiken Water Company

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.

 

5

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND20ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-09-131222105-01ND
2014-09-1014091767-001ND
2014-09-1114091761-001ND
2015-09-1013344826ND
2016-09-0815019692ND