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Bromochloroacetic acid

Wellborn SUD

Bromochloroacetic acid is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Bromochloroacetic acid and other disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy.

 

89

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

65

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20124.62 ppb107ND - 17.6 ppb
20139.79 ppb16161.000 ppb - 43.0 ppb
20140.133 ppb152ND - 1.000 ppb
20154.05 ppb1613ND - 11.1 ppb
20162.53 ppb1613ND - 4.70 ppb
20172.54 ppb1614ND - 4.80 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.02 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.02 ppb for bromochloroacetic 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
2012-06-18AB930868.80 ppb
2012-06-18AB930801.20 ppb
2012-06-18AB93091ND
2012-06-18AB93083ND
2012-06-18AB930813.30 ppb
2012-11-1512115780051.50 ppb
2012-11-15121157800610.3 ppb
2012-11-1512115780073.50 ppb
2012-11-15121157800817.6 ppb
2013-02-0613022280123.80 ppb
2013-02-0613022280118.70 ppb
2013-02-0613022280101.000 ppb
2013-02-06130222801312.8 ppb
2013-06-12Q13021830017.50 ppb
2013-06-12Q13021830026.20 ppb
2013-06-12Q13021830032.20 ppb
2013-06-12Q13021830047.40 ppb
2013-09-23Q130788900443.0 ppb
2013-09-23Q13078890031.10 ppb
2013-09-23Q13078890023.80 ppb
2013-09-23Q130788900138.0 ppb
2013-12-12Q13176240016.70 ppb
2013-12-12Q13176240024.10 ppb
2013-12-12Q13176240031.40 ppb
2013-12-12Q13176240048.90 ppb
2014-02-13AC42883ND
2014-02-13AC42880ND
2014-02-13AC42879ND
2014-02-13AC42882ND
2014-04-07AC49622ND
2014-04-07AC49603ND
2014-04-07AC49605ND
2014-04-07AC496021.000 ppb
2014-09-10AC66517ND
2014-09-10AC66518ND
2014-09-10AC665261.000 ppb
2014-12-16AC75090ND
2014-12-16AC75089ND
2014-12-16AC75075ND
2014-12-16AC75091ND
2015-03-24AC858383.40 ppb
2015-03-24AC858454.40 ppb
2015-03-24AC858444.50 ppb
2015-03-24AC858504.30 ppb
2015-05-27AC934893.60 ppb
2015-05-27AC934885.00 ppb
2015-05-27AC934724.80 ppb
2015-06-18AC965724.80 ppb
2015-09-30AD0909010.7 ppb
2015-09-30AD090913.30 ppb
2015-09-30AD09089ND
2015-09-30AD0909311.1 ppb
2015-12-07AD157052.50 ppb
2015-12-07AD157042.40 ppb
2015-12-07AD15697ND
2015-12-07AD15696ND
2016-03-09AD27860ND
2016-03-09AD27863ND
2016-03-09AD278593.20 ppb
2016-03-09AD278612.40 ppb
2016-06-14AD403984.70 ppb
2016-06-14AD403961.70 ppb
2016-06-14AD404133.00 ppb
2016-06-14AD404023.50 ppb
2016-09-30AD521592.80 ppb
2016-09-30AD521611.40 ppb
2016-09-30AD521621.90 ppb
2016-09-30AD521633.50 ppb
2016-12-08AD613894.10 ppb
2016-12-08AD61383ND
2016-12-08AD613883.90 ppb
2016-12-08AD613874.40 ppb
2017-03-07AD737014.80 ppb
2017-03-07AD736994.70 ppb
2017-03-07AD737021.50 ppb
2017-03-07AD737004.60 ppb
2017-05-22AD850144.60 ppb
2017-05-22AD850161.60 ppb
2017-05-22AD850151.70 ppb
2017-05-22AD85022ND
2017-09-19AD967661.70 ppb
2017-09-19AD96768ND
2017-09-19AD967633.60 ppb
2017-09-19AD967671.30 ppb
2017-11-21AE055474.10 ppb
2017-11-21AE055491.80 ppb
2017-11-21AE055501.70 ppb
2017-11-21AE055483.00 ppb