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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Trichloroacetic acid

Riverview Communities Lp South

Trichloroacetic 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.

 

14

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

4

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND10ND
201548.9 ppb3348.9 ppb
20160.625 ppb81ND - 5.00 ppb
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.5 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.5 ppb for trichloroacetic acid was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a one-in-a-million lifetime risk of cancer. Values greater than one-in-a-million cancer risk level can result in increased cancer cases above one in a million people.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-07-1014071692-001ND
2015-07-081309648648.9 ppb
2015-07-081309646448.9 ppb
2015-07-081309647548.9 ppb
2016-01-0713831440ND
2016-01-0713831447ND
2016-04-0714202296ND
2016-04-0714202287ND
2016-07-0714683604ND
2016-07-07146836095.00 ppb
2016-10-1315180019ND
2016-10-1315180030ND
2017-03-0215888659ND
2017-03-0215888670ND