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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

City of Palestine

Monobromoacetic 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.

 

75

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND70ND
20140.625 ppb167ND - 2.50 ppb
20150.181 ppb162ND - 1.50 ppb
2016ND160ND
2017ND160ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic 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 muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-201202556005ND
2012-05-031205158002ND
2012-08-161208811004ND
2012-11-141211467002ND
2013-02-191302572009ND
2013-06-05Q1301915001ND
2013-09-16Q1307268001ND
2013-11-06Q1311892001ND
2013-11-06Q1311892002ND
2013-11-06Q1311892003ND
2013-11-06Q1311892004ND
2014-02-13Q14044720041.30 ppb
2014-02-13Q14044720031.000 ppb
2014-02-13Q1404472002ND
2014-02-13Q1404472001ND
2014-05-29Q1418483001ND
2014-05-29Q1418483002ND
2014-05-29Q14184830032.50 ppb
2014-05-29Q14184830041.20 ppb
2014-09-10Q14434800031.10 ppb
2014-09-10Q14434800021.000 ppb
2014-09-10Q1443480001ND
2014-09-25Q1447998001ND
2014-11-20Q1456970001ND
2014-11-20Q1456970002ND
2014-11-20Q1456970003ND
2014-11-20Q14569700041.90 ppb
2015-02-26Q1507461005ND
2015-02-26Q1507461006ND
2015-02-26Q15074610071.50 ppb
2015-02-26Q15074610081.40 ppb
2015-06-03Q1520274004ND
2015-06-03Q1520274003ND
2015-06-03Q1520274002ND
2015-06-03Q1520274001ND
2015-09-17Q1536437006ND
2015-09-17Q1536437005ND
2015-09-17Q1536437004ND
2015-09-17Q1536437003ND
2015-11-09Q1544438004ND
2015-11-09Q1544438003ND
2015-11-09Q1544438002ND
2015-11-09Q1544438001ND
2016-02-24Q1607856002ND
2016-02-24Q1607856010ND
2016-02-24Q1607856011ND
2016-02-24Q1607856012ND
2016-06-22Q1625446001ND
2016-06-22Q1625446002ND
2016-06-22Q1625446003ND
2016-06-22Q1625446004ND
2016-09-15Q1638128006ND
2016-09-15Q1638128005ND
2016-09-15Q1638128004ND
2016-09-15Q1638128003ND
2016-10-28Q1646782001ND
2016-10-28Q1646782002ND
2016-10-28Q1646782003ND
2016-10-28Q1646782004ND
2017-02-08Q1705537008ND
2017-02-08Q1705537007ND
2017-02-08Q1705537006ND
2017-02-08Q1705537005ND
2017-05-15Q1720096001ND
2017-05-15Q1720096004ND
2017-05-15Q1720096002ND
2017-05-15Q1720096003ND
2017-08-11Q1735011001ND
2017-08-11Q1735011005ND
2017-08-11Q1735011002ND
2017-08-11Q1735011006ND
2017-11-15Q1758730004ND
2017-11-15Q1758730003ND
2017-11-15Q1758730002ND
2017-11-15Q1758730001ND