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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

City of Aiken

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.

 

180

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

16

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND640ND
20130.0192 ppb521ND - 1.000 ppb
20140.156 ppb162ND - 1.30 ppb
20150.0625 ppb161ND - 1.000 ppb
20160.413 ppb165ND - 1.50 ppb
20170.475 ppb167ND - 1.20 ppb

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
2012-02-292120301-10ND
2012-02-292120301-11ND
2012-02-292120301-12ND
2012-02-292120301-13ND
2012-02-292120301-14ND
2012-02-292120301-15ND
2012-02-292120301-16ND
2012-02-292120301-17ND
2012-02-292120301-2ND
2012-02-292120301-3ND
2012-02-292120301-4ND
2012-02-292120301-5ND
2012-02-292120301-6ND
2012-02-292120301-7ND
2012-02-292120301-8ND
2012-02-292120301-9ND
2012-06-132120614-24ND
2012-06-132120614-25ND
2012-06-132120614-26ND
2012-06-132120614-27ND
2012-06-132120614-28ND
2012-06-132120614-29ND
2012-06-132120614-30ND
2012-06-132120614-31ND
2012-06-132120614-32ND
2012-06-132120614-33ND
2012-06-132120614-34ND
2012-06-132120614-35ND
2012-06-132120614-36ND
2012-06-132120614-37ND
2012-06-132120614-38ND
2012-06-132120614-39ND
2012-09-122120913-11ND
2012-09-122120913-12ND
2012-09-122120913-13ND
2012-09-122120913-14ND
2012-09-122120913-15ND
2012-09-122120913-16ND
2012-09-122120913-17ND
2012-09-122120913-2ND
2012-09-122120913-3ND
2012-09-122120913-4ND
2012-09-122120913-5ND
2012-09-122120913-6ND
2012-09-122120913-7ND
2012-09-122120913-8ND
2012-09-122120913-9ND
2012-09-132120913-10ND
2012-12-122121213-10ND
2012-12-122121213-11ND
2012-12-122121213-12ND
2012-12-122121213-13ND
2012-12-122121213-14ND
2012-12-122121213-15ND
2012-12-122121213-16ND
2012-12-122121213-17ND
2012-12-122121213-2ND
2012-12-122121213-3ND
2012-12-122121213-4ND
2012-12-122121213-5ND
2012-12-122121213-6ND
2012-12-122121213-7ND
2012-12-122121213-8ND
2012-12-122121213-9ND
2013-03-273030015-01ND
2013-03-273030015-02ND
2013-03-273030015-03ND
2013-03-273030015-04ND
2013-03-273030015-05ND
2013-03-273030015-06ND
2013-03-273030015-07ND
2013-03-273030015-08ND
2013-03-273030015-09ND
2013-03-273030015-10ND
2013-03-273030015-11ND
2013-03-273030015-12ND
2013-03-273030015-13ND
2013-03-273030015-14ND
2013-03-273030015-15ND
2013-03-273030015-16ND
2013-06-193060023-01ND
2013-06-193060023-02ND
2013-06-193060023-03ND
2013-06-193060023-04ND
2013-06-193060023-05ND
2013-06-193060023-06ND
2013-06-193060023-07ND
2013-06-193060023-08ND
2013-06-193060023-09ND
2013-06-193060023-10ND
2013-06-193060023-11ND
2013-06-193060023-12ND
2013-06-193060023-13ND
2013-06-193060023-14ND
2013-06-193060023-15ND
2013-06-193060023-16ND
2013-09-183090015-01ND
2013-09-183090015-02ND
2013-09-183090015-03ND
2013-09-183090015-04ND
2013-09-183090015-05ND
2013-09-183090015-06ND
2013-09-183090015-07ND
2013-09-183090015-08ND
2013-09-183090015-09ND
2013-09-183090015-10ND
2013-09-183090015-11ND
2013-09-183090015-12ND
2013-09-183090015-13ND
2013-09-183090015-14ND
2013-09-183090015-15ND
2013-09-183090015-16ND
2013-11-203110004-011.000 ppb
2013-11-203110004-02ND
2013-11-203110004-03ND
2013-11-203110004-04ND
2014-02-264020324-01ND
2014-02-264020324-02ND
2014-02-264020324-03ND
2014-02-264020324-04ND
2014-05-214050227-01ND
2014-05-214050227-02ND
2014-05-214050227-03ND
2014-05-214050227-04ND
2014-08-204080430-011.30 ppb
2014-08-204080430-02ND
2014-08-204080430-031.20 ppb
2014-08-204080430-04ND
2014-11-244110019-01ND
2014-11-244110019-02ND
2014-11-244110019-03ND
2014-11-244110019-04ND
2015-02-255020019-01ND
2015-02-255020019-02ND
2015-02-255020019-03ND
2015-02-255020019-04ND
2015-05-205050006-01ND
2015-05-205050006-02ND
2015-05-205050006-03ND
2015-05-205050006-04ND
2015-08-265080042-011.000 ppb
2015-08-265080042-02ND
2015-08-265080042-03ND
2015-08-265080042-04ND
2015-11-245110026-01ND
2015-11-245110026-02ND
2015-11-245110026-03ND
2015-11-245110026-04ND
2016-02-246020026-04ND
2016-02-246020026-01ND
2016-02-246020026-02ND
2016-02-246020026-03ND
2016-05-256050026-04ND
2016-05-256050026-01ND
2016-05-256050026-02ND
2016-05-256050026-03ND
2016-08-246080042-041.40 ppb
2016-08-246080042-011.50 ppb
2016-08-246080042-021.10 ppb
2016-08-246080042-031.40 ppb
2016-11-226110006-04ND
2016-11-226110006-011.20 ppb
2016-11-226110006-02ND
2016-11-226110006-03ND
2017-02-227020006-041.000 ppb
2017-02-227020006-011.10 ppb
2017-02-227020006-02ND
2017-02-227020006-031.000 ppb
2017-05-237050026-041.10 ppb
2017-05-237050026-011.20 ppb
2017-05-237050026-021.000 ppb
2017-05-237050026-031.20 ppb
2017-08-227080025-04ND
2017-08-227080025-01ND
2017-08-227080025-02ND
2017-08-227080025-03ND
2017-11-207110006-04ND
2017-11-207110006-01ND
2017-11-207110006-02ND
2017-11-207110006-03ND