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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monochloroacetic acid

City of Temple

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.

 

171

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND110ND
20131.15 ppb3214ND - 4.20 ppb
20140.125 ppb321ND - 4.00 ppb
20150.534 ppb324ND - 5.70 ppb
20161.37 ppb3211ND - 12.5 ppb
2017ND320ND

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
2012-01-13AB77772ND
2012-04-10AB86361ND
2012-08-07AB97468ND
2012-10-22AC03612ND
2012-10-22AC03621ND
2012-10-22AC03619ND
2012-10-22AC03617ND
2012-10-22AC03618ND
2012-10-22AC03616ND
2012-10-22AC03615ND
2012-10-22AC03614ND
2013-01-3113018390123.30 ppb
2013-01-3113018390134.20 ppb
2013-01-3113018390142.80 ppb
2013-01-311301839015ND
2013-01-3113018390164.00 ppb
2013-01-3113018390173.40 ppb
2013-01-311301839018ND
2013-01-3113018390192.40 ppb
2013-04-1513045280132.10 ppb
2013-04-1513045280142.30 ppb
2013-04-1513045280152.00 ppb
2013-04-1513045280162.20 ppb
2013-04-1513045280172.10 ppb
2013-04-1513045280182.00 ppb
2013-04-1513045280192.10 ppb
2013-04-151304528020ND
2013-07-16Q1303824001ND
2013-07-16Q1303824002ND
2013-07-16Q13038240032.00 ppb
2013-07-16Q1303824004ND
2013-07-16Q1303824005ND
2013-07-16Q1303824006ND
2013-07-16Q1303824007ND
2013-07-16Q1303824008ND
2013-10-17Q1308984001ND
2013-10-17Q1308984002ND
2013-10-17Q1308984003ND
2013-10-17Q1308984004ND
2013-10-17Q1308984005ND
2013-10-17Q1308984006ND
2013-10-17Q1308984007ND
2013-10-17Q1308984008ND
2014-02-12AC42639ND
2014-02-12AC42631ND
2014-02-12AC42630ND
2014-02-12AC42633ND
2014-02-12AC42632ND
2014-02-12AC42637ND
2014-02-12AC42634ND
2014-02-12AC42635ND
2014-04-02AC49107ND
2014-04-02AC49108ND
2014-04-02AC49112ND
2014-04-02AC49115ND
2014-04-02AC49113ND
2014-04-02AC49114ND
2014-04-02AC49116ND
2014-04-02AC49110ND
2014-07-10AC59380ND
2014-07-10AC59378ND
2014-07-10AC59382ND
2014-07-10AC59381ND
2014-07-10AC593754.00 ppb
2014-07-10AC59379ND
2014-07-10AC59392ND
2014-07-10AC59376ND
2014-11-04AC71167ND
2014-11-04AC71166ND
2014-11-04AC71168ND
2014-11-04AC71165ND
2014-11-04AC71163ND
2014-11-04AC71161ND
2014-11-04AC71164ND
2014-11-04AC71162ND
2015-02-11AC80200ND
2015-02-11AC80197ND
2015-02-11AC80199ND
2015-02-11AC80198ND
2015-02-11AC80193ND
2015-02-11AC80196ND
2015-02-11AC80201ND
2015-02-11AC80190ND
2015-04-20AC88800ND
2015-04-20AC88798ND
2015-04-20AC88802ND
2015-04-20AC88793ND
2015-04-20AC88795ND
2015-04-20AC88799ND
2015-04-20AC88801ND
2015-04-20AC88796ND
2015-08-13AD040793.80 ppb
2015-08-13AD04082ND
2015-08-13AD04081ND
2015-08-13AD040615.70 ppb
2015-08-13AD04060ND
2015-08-13AD040754.20 ppb
2015-08-13AD04077ND
2015-08-13AD040763.40 ppb
2015-10-07AD09775ND
2015-10-07AD09780ND
2015-10-07AD09781ND
2015-10-07AD09782ND
2015-10-07AD09783ND
2015-10-07AD09784ND
2015-10-07AD09785ND
2015-10-07AD09786ND
2016-02-04AD22100ND
2016-02-04AD221042.80 ppb
2016-02-04AD22106ND
2016-02-04AD22107ND
2016-02-04AD221012.10 ppb
2016-02-04AD22098ND
2016-02-04AD221052.70 ppb
2016-02-04AD221032.80 ppb
2016-05-23AD377132.40 ppb
2016-05-23AD37681ND
2016-05-23AD37724ND
2016-05-23AD377202.30 ppb
2016-05-23AD377232.50 ppb
2016-05-23AD377143.80 ppb
2016-05-23AD37682ND
2016-05-23AD376952.20 ppb
2016-09-26AD51086ND
2016-09-26AD51080ND
2016-09-26AD51085ND
2016-09-26AD51078ND
2016-09-26AD511177.60 ppb
2016-09-26AD5107712.5 ppb
2016-09-26AD51079ND
2016-09-26AD51082ND
2016-12-07AD60892ND
2016-12-07AD60888ND
2016-12-07AD60897ND
2016-12-07AD60893ND
2016-12-07AD60889ND
2016-12-07AD60896ND
2016-12-07AD60890ND
2016-12-12AD61593ND
2017-03-13AD74615ND
2017-03-13AD74611ND
2017-03-13AD74608ND
2017-03-13AD74609ND
2017-03-13AD74610ND
2017-03-13AD74614ND
2017-03-13AD74612ND
2017-03-13AD74613ND
2017-05-30AD85874ND
2017-05-30AD85865ND
2017-05-30AD85873ND
2017-05-30AD85869ND
2017-05-30AD85872ND
2017-05-30AD85870ND
2017-05-30AD85864ND
2017-05-30AD85867ND
2017-08-01AD91540ND
2017-08-01AD91543ND
2017-08-01AD91570ND
2017-08-01AD91541ND
2017-08-01AD91568ND
2017-08-01AD91571ND
2017-08-01AD91569ND
2017-08-01AD91542ND
2017-10-10AE00066ND
2017-10-10AE00068ND
2017-10-10AE00064ND
2017-10-10AE00069ND
2017-10-10AE00062ND
2017-10-10AE00070ND
2017-10-10AE00063ND
2017-10-10AE00067ND