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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

City of Paint Rock

NOTE: City of Paint Rock purchases water from Millersview-doole Water Supply Corporation which is required to test for dibromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Millersview-doole Water Supply Corporation.

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.

 

38

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

38

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
201222.7 ppb445.80 ppb - 62.3 ppb
201340.5 ppb3333.4 ppb - 49.0 ppb
201428.1 ppb4425.1 ppb - 31.1 ppb
201530.4 ppb4421.6 ppb - 46.4 ppb
201627.2 ppb4418.2 ppb - 37.3 ppb
201712.5 ppb442.60 ppb - 32.5 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

NOTE: City of Paint Rock purchases water from Millersview-doole Water Supply Corporation which is required to test for dibromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Millersview-doole Water Supply Corporation.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-05-22AB908011.60 ppb
2012-05-22AB908022.10 ppb
2012-05-22AB907992.80 ppb
2012-05-22AB908002.30 ppb
2013-11-21Q13144430025.80 ppb
2013-11-21Q13144430011.90 ppb
2014-02-27AC450529.40 ppb
2014-02-27AC4505410.3 ppb
2014-04-22AC5136912.9 ppb
2014-04-22AC5136811.7 ppb
2014-09-17AC673129.90 ppb
2014-09-17AC6733412.7 ppb
2014-11-18AC724579.60 ppb
2014-11-18AC724569.40 ppb
2015-02-03AC7900221.0 ppb
2015-02-03AC7899319.6 ppb
2015-05-19AC9255423.8 ppb
2015-05-19AC9255324.6 ppb
2015-09-28AD0887323.2 ppb
2015-09-28AD0887221.6 ppb
2015-11-03AD1237825.7 ppb
2015-11-03AD1238024.1 ppb
2016-02-17AD2428220.4 ppb
2016-02-17AD2425420.8 ppb
2016-05-18AD3724624.6 ppb
2016-05-18AD3724723.0 ppb
2016-07-21AD4521319.5 ppb
2016-09-14AD4962229.4 ppb
2016-11-30AD5981513.3 ppb
2016-11-30AD5981413.7 ppb
2017-02-23Q170782400227.1 ppb
2017-02-23Q170782400126.8 ppb
2017-05-09Q171908400232.9 ppb
2017-05-09Q171908400133.1 ppb
2017-07-26Q173119600231.8 ppb
2017-07-26Q173119600130.7 ppb
2017-11-01Q175635700146.0 ppb
2017-11-01Q175635700246.2 ppb