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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

Wellborn SUD

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.

 

89

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

77

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20124.17 ppb108ND - 10.3 ppb
20136.65 ppb1614ND - 23.5 ppb
20140.927 ppb1510ND - 2.20 ppb
20155.81 ppb1614ND - 11.0 ppb
20164.03 ppb1615ND - 6.70 ppb
20174.44 ppb16161.90 ppb - 7.80 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
2012-06-18AB93084ND
2012-06-18AB9308610.3 ppb
2012-06-18AB930804.30 ppb
2012-06-18AB930911.10 ppb
2012-06-18AB930831.30 ppb
2012-06-18AB930818.10 ppb
2012-11-151211578005ND
2012-11-1512115780066.90 ppb
2012-11-1512115780077.30 ppb
2012-11-1512115780082.40 ppb
2013-02-0613022280128.10 ppb
2013-02-0613022280116.10 ppb
2013-02-061302228010ND
2013-02-0613022280132.00 ppb
2013-06-12Q130218300112.6 ppb
2013-06-12Q130218300211.0 ppb
2013-06-12Q13021830036.40 ppb
2013-06-12Q13021830043.90 ppb
2013-09-23Q130788900422.0 ppb
2013-09-23Q13078890031.70 ppb
2013-09-23Q13078890023.50 ppb
2013-09-23Q130788900123.5 ppb
2013-12-12Q13176240011.60 ppb
2013-12-12Q13176240021.80 ppb
2013-12-12Q13176240032.20 ppb
2013-12-12Q1317624004ND
2014-02-13AC42883ND
2014-02-13AC42880ND
2014-02-13AC428791.20 ppb
2014-02-13AC42882ND
2014-04-07AC496221.20 ppb
2014-04-07AC496031.40 ppb
2014-04-07AC49605ND
2014-04-07AC496021.70 ppb
2014-09-10AC665171.60 ppb
2014-09-10AC665181.10 ppb
2014-09-10AC665262.20 ppb
2014-12-16AC750901.20 ppb
2014-12-16AC750891.20 ppb
2014-12-16AC75075ND
2014-12-16AC750911.10 ppb
2015-03-24AC858387.50 ppb
2015-03-24AC8584511.0 ppb
2015-03-24AC858449.70 ppb
2015-03-24AC858509.60 ppb
2015-05-27AC934897.00 ppb
2015-05-27AC934887.00 ppb
2015-05-27AC934728.60 ppb
2015-06-18AC965727.90 ppb
2015-09-30AD090907.30 ppb
2015-09-30AD090913.50 ppb
2015-09-30AD090891.30 ppb
2015-09-30AD090937.90 ppb
2015-12-07AD157052.20 ppb
2015-12-07AD157042.50 ppb
2015-12-07AD15697ND
2015-12-07AD15696ND
2016-03-09AD278601.000 ppb
2016-03-09AD27863ND
2016-03-09AD278594.10 ppb
2016-03-09AD278613.70 ppb
2016-06-14AD403986.40 ppb
2016-06-14AD403962.80 ppb
2016-06-14AD404134.50 ppb
2016-06-14AD404025.00 ppb
2016-09-30AD521594.60 ppb
2016-09-30AD521612.20 ppb
2016-09-30AD521623.20 ppb
2016-09-30AD521636.00 ppb
2016-12-08AD613896.20 ppb
2016-12-08AD613831.50 ppb
2016-12-08AD613886.60 ppb
2016-12-08AD613876.70 ppb
2017-03-07AD737016.80 ppb
2017-03-07AD736997.20 ppb
2017-03-07AD737023.20 ppb
2017-03-07AD737006.60 ppb
2017-05-22AD850147.00 ppb
2017-05-22AD850162.80 ppb
2017-05-22AD850152.60 ppb
2017-05-22AD850222.30 ppb
2017-09-19AD967662.90 ppb
2017-09-19AD967681.90 ppb
2017-09-19AD967635.70 ppb
2017-09-19AD967672.20 ppb
2017-11-21AE055477.80 ppb
2017-11-21AE055494.30 ppb
2017-11-21AE055502.10 ppb
2017-11-21AE055485.70 ppb