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Dibromoacetic acid

US Army South Fort Hood

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.

 

167

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

122

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20141.83 ppb3222ND - 4.40 ppb
20151.19 ppb3113ND - 4.10 ppb
20161.84 ppb3224ND - 4.30 ppb
20172.22 ppb3224ND - 6.50 ppb
20183.80 ppb2423ND - 6.50 ppb
20193.56 ppb16161.60 ppb - 6.80 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
2014-02-12AC425981.10 ppb
2014-02-12AC42600ND
2014-02-12AC425832.90 ppb
2014-02-12AC425952.40 ppb
2014-02-12AC425992.50 ppb
2014-02-12AC425962.50 ppb
2014-02-12AC426011.40 ppb
2014-02-12AC426021.50 ppb
2014-04-15AC50549ND
2014-04-15AC50540ND
2014-04-15AC505504.30 ppb
2014-04-15AC505443.30 ppb
2014-04-15AC505452.30 ppb
2014-04-15AC505462.80 ppb
2014-04-15AC505472.10 ppb
2014-04-15AC50548ND
2014-07-17AC60135ND
2014-07-17AC601142.20 ppb
2014-07-17AC601333.70 ppb
2014-07-17AC601374.40 ppb
2014-07-17AC601543.30 ppb
2014-07-17AC601153.50 ppb
2014-07-17AC601173.80 ppb
2014-07-17AC60134ND
2014-10-21AC70183ND
2014-10-21AC70182ND
2014-10-21AC701792.40 ppb
2014-10-21AC701753.00 ppb
2014-10-21AC70191ND
2014-10-21AC701761.000 ppb
2014-10-21AC701782.10 ppb
2014-10-21AC70181ND
2015-02-12AC80392ND
2015-02-12AC80391ND
2015-02-12AC803904.10 ppb
2015-02-12AC804083.50 ppb
2015-02-12AC804103.40 ppb
2015-02-12AC80412ND
2015-02-12AC803893.70 ppb
2015-02-12AC80407ND
2015-04-21AC89012ND
2015-04-21AC89011ND
2015-04-21AC890193.70 ppb
2015-04-21AC890103.20 ppb
2015-04-21AC890071.80 ppb
2015-04-21AC89017ND
2015-04-21AC890093.10 ppb
2015-04-21AC89016ND
2015-08-19AD04677ND
2015-08-19AD04679ND
2015-08-19AD046742.80 ppb
2015-08-19AD04678ND
2015-08-19AD046711.90 ppb
2015-08-19AD04676ND
2015-08-19AD04672ND
2015-10-07AD09787ND
2015-10-07AD09788ND
2015-10-07AD097891.60 ppb
2015-10-07AD097901.30 ppb
2015-10-07AD097792.80 ppb
2015-10-07AD09791ND
2015-10-07AD09792ND
2015-10-07AD09793ND
2016-01-26AD200551.50 ppb
2016-01-26AD200662.00 ppb
2016-01-26AD20050ND
2016-01-26AD200642.10 ppb
2016-01-26AD200602.10 ppb
2016-01-26AD200621.20 ppb
2016-01-26AD200632.20 ppb
2016-01-26AD20052ND
2016-04-13AD329832.30 ppb
2016-04-13AD33007ND
2016-04-13AD329892.00 ppb
2016-04-13AD329852.30 ppb
2016-04-13AD329792.20 ppb
2016-04-13AD329811.30 ppb
2016-04-13AD329802.60 ppb
2016-04-13AD329822.40 ppb
2016-07-19AD44721ND
2016-07-19AD44722ND
2016-07-19AD447143.20 ppb
2016-07-19AD447202.90 ppb
2016-07-19AD447182.00 ppb
2016-07-19AD44711ND
2016-07-19AD447193.50 ppb
2016-07-19AD447172.30 ppb
2016-10-25AD54592ND
2016-10-25AD545851.20 ppb
2016-10-25AD54594ND
2016-10-25AD545931.30 ppb
2016-10-25AD545893.90 ppb
2016-10-25AD545904.30 ppb
2016-10-25AD545844.30 ppb
2016-10-25AD545953.70 ppb
2017-02-16AD71048ND
2017-02-16AD710432.10 ppb
2017-02-16AD710471.50 ppb
2017-02-16AD710413.40 ppb
2017-02-16AD710453.50 ppb
2017-02-16AD71049ND
2017-02-16AD710443.60 ppb
2017-02-16AD710463.70 ppb
2017-05-03AD824341.30 ppb
2017-05-03AD824301.90 ppb
2017-05-03AD824213.00 ppb
2017-05-03AD824281.30 ppb
2017-05-03AD824321.70 ppb
2017-05-03AD82427ND
2017-05-03AD824223.00 ppb
2017-05-03AD824252.60 ppb
2017-07-25AD90553ND
2017-07-25AD90558ND
2017-07-25AD905603.40 ppb
2017-07-25AD905544.50 ppb
2017-07-25AD905571.000 ppb
2017-07-25AD90559ND
2017-07-25AD905613.90 ppb
2017-07-25AD905554.30 ppb
2017-10-23AE015726.50 ppb
2017-10-23AE015741.10 ppb
2017-10-23AE015771.10 ppb
2017-10-23AE015704.10 ppb
2017-10-23AE01575ND
2017-10-23AE01578ND
2017-10-23AE015693.70 ppb
2017-10-23AE015714.70 ppb
2018-01-10AE085794.10 ppb
2018-01-10AE085782.40 ppb
2018-01-10AE085751.90 ppb
2018-01-10AE085803.40 ppb
2018-01-10AE085842.70 ppb
2018-01-10AE08581ND
2018-01-10AE085761.90 ppb
2018-01-10AE085853.60 ppb
2018-04-04AE212094.10 ppb
2018-04-04AE212075.50 ppb
2018-04-04AE212013.40 ppb
2018-04-04AE212003.90 ppb
2018-04-04AE212084.60 ppb
2018-04-04AE212123.30 ppb
2018-04-04AE212114.10 ppb
2018-04-04AE212024.10 ppb
2018-08-30AE388966.50 ppb
2018-08-30AE388945.40 ppb
2018-08-30AE388983.30 ppb
2018-08-30AE388905.90 ppb
2018-10-24AE444544.00 ppb
2018-10-24AE444464.60 ppb
2018-10-24AE444492.00 ppb
2018-10-24AE444536.40 ppb
2019-01-31AE523921.70 ppb
2019-01-31AE523962.70 ppb
2019-01-31AE523991.60 ppb
2019-01-31AE523941.90 ppb
2019-05-08AE653702.90 ppb
2019-05-08AE653732.30 ppb
2019-05-08AE653741.90 ppb
2019-05-08AE653692.60 ppb
2019-07-24AE757062.00 ppb
2019-07-24AE757105.10 ppb
2019-07-24AE757055.70 ppb
2019-07-24AE757093.80 ppb
2019-10-22AE871846.80 ppb
2019-10-22AE871875.70 ppb
2019-10-22AE871883.80 ppb
2019-10-22AE871866.50 ppb