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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Monochloroacetic acid

City of Belton

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.

 

96

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND160ND
20150.163 ppb161ND - 2.60 ppb
2016ND160ND
2017ND160ND
2018ND160ND
20191.94 ppb165ND - 7.90 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 53 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 53 ppb for monochloroacetic 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 system toxicity.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-02-11AC42320ND
2014-02-11AC42325ND
2014-02-11AC42322ND
2014-02-11AC42318ND
2014-04-10AC50170ND
2014-04-10AC50194ND
2014-04-10AC50196ND
2014-04-10AC50185ND
2014-07-25AC60964ND
2014-07-25AC60967ND
2014-07-25AC60965ND
2014-07-25AC60962ND
2014-10-23AC70480ND
2014-10-23AC70466ND
2014-10-23AC70479ND
2014-10-23AC70465ND
2015-03-12AC84045ND
2015-03-12AC84052ND
2015-03-12AC84036ND
2015-03-12AC84039ND
2015-05-27AC93508ND
2015-05-27AC93510ND
2015-05-27AC93515ND
2015-05-27AC93511ND
2015-08-20AD04818ND
2015-08-20AD04820ND
2015-08-20AD048132.60 ppb
2015-08-20AD04822ND
2015-10-06AD09572ND
2015-10-06AD09571ND
2015-10-06AD09565ND
2015-10-06AD09568ND
2016-03-10AD28170ND
2016-03-10AD28189ND
2016-03-10AD28185ND
2016-03-10AD28180ND
2016-05-18AD37203ND
2016-05-18AD37260ND
2016-05-18AD37195ND
2016-05-18AD37199ND
2016-09-29AD51968ND
2016-09-29AD51924ND
2016-09-29AD51967ND
2016-09-29AD51919ND
2016-12-07AD60898ND
2016-12-07AD60894ND
2016-12-07AD60891ND
2016-12-07AD60895ND
2017-01-12AD64716ND
2017-01-12AD64720ND
2017-01-12AD64719ND
2017-01-12AD64715ND
2017-04-13AD79610ND
2017-04-13AD79616ND
2017-04-13AD79614ND
2017-04-13AD79613ND
2017-07-17AD89445ND
2017-07-17AD89443ND
2017-07-17AD89442ND
2017-07-17AD89486ND
2017-10-02AD98794ND
2017-10-02AD98799ND
2017-10-02AD98798ND
2017-10-02AD98793ND
2018-01-09AE08301ND
2018-01-09AE08295ND
2018-01-09AE08292ND
2018-01-09AE08291ND
2018-04-10AE21831ND
2018-04-10AE21829ND
2018-04-10AE21860ND
2018-04-10AE21861ND
2018-07-18AE33773ND
2018-07-18AE33774ND
2018-07-18AE33779ND
2018-07-18AE33788ND
2018-11-07AE45555ND
2018-11-07AE45557ND
2018-11-07AE45552ND
2018-11-07AE45558ND
2019-02-26AE55886ND
2019-02-26AE55889ND
2019-02-26AE55882ND
2019-02-26AE55887ND
2019-05-31AE687266.40 ppb
2019-05-31AE687245.30 ppb
2019-05-31AE687277.90 ppb
2019-05-31AE687237.80 ppb
2019-07-25AE759303.70 ppb
2019-07-25AE75900ND
2019-07-25AE75898ND
2019-07-25AE75902ND
2019-10-15AE86591ND
2019-10-15AE86595ND
2019-10-15AE86598ND
2019-10-15AE86596ND