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Dibromoacetic acid

City of Duncanville

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.

 

93

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

47

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.500 ppb134ND - 2.00 ppb
20131.39 ppb1612ND - 3.00 ppb
20141.79 ppb16161.000 ppb - 2.80 ppb
2015ND160ND
20160.150 ppb162ND - 1.30 ppb
20171.83 ppb1613ND - 7.60 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
2012-02-211202590005ND
2012-06-131206493008ND
2012-06-131206493007ND
2012-06-131206493006ND
2012-06-131206493005ND
2012-09-131209454008ND
2012-09-131209454007ND
2012-09-131209454006ND
2012-09-131209454005ND
2012-12-0312121150061.60 ppb
2012-12-0312121150051.10 ppb
2012-12-0312121150072.00 ppb
2012-12-0312121150081.80 ppb
2013-02-1313024810111.50 ppb
2013-02-1313024810101.80 ppb
2013-02-1313024810091.40 ppb
2013-02-1313024810081.10 ppb
2013-04-291304A090081.50 ppb
2013-04-291304A090072.20 ppb
2013-04-291304A090061.80 ppb
2013-04-291304A090051.30 ppb
2013-07-23Q1304169003ND
2013-07-23Q1304169001ND
2013-07-23Q1304169002ND
2013-07-23Q1304169004ND
2013-11-13Q13131350042.90 ppb
2013-11-13Q13131350033.00 ppb
2013-11-13Q13131350022.20 ppb
2013-11-13Q13131350011.60 ppb
2014-02-24Q14058530042.00 ppb
2014-02-24Q14058530032.00 ppb
2014-02-24Q14058530021.80 ppb
2014-02-24Q14058530011.50 ppb
2014-05-15Q14166000031.80 ppb
2014-05-15Q14166000011.40 ppb
2014-05-15Q14166000021.50 ppb
2014-05-15Q14166000041.30 ppb
2014-07-11Q14274740031.40 ppb
2014-07-11Q14274740021.80 ppb
2014-07-11Q14274740012.10 ppb
2014-07-11Q14274740041.60 ppb
2014-10-27Q14539980072.30 ppb
2014-10-27Q14539980062.80 ppb
2014-10-27Q14539980052.30 ppb
2014-10-27Q14539980041.000 ppb
2015-03-19Q1510466003ND
2015-03-19Q1510466004ND
2015-03-19Q1510466002ND
2015-03-19Q1510466001ND
2015-06-16Q1522407004ND
2015-06-16Q1522407003ND
2015-06-16Q1522407002ND
2015-06-16Q1522407001ND
2015-09-21Q1536730004ND
2015-09-21Q1536730003ND
2015-09-21Q1536730002ND
2015-09-21Q1536730001ND
2015-11-23Q1546433003ND
2015-11-23Q1546433001ND
2015-11-23Q1546433002ND
2015-11-23Q1546433004ND
2016-01-21Q1602809004ND
2016-01-21Q1602809003ND
2016-01-21Q1602809002ND
2016-01-21Q1602809001ND
2016-04-06Q1613634006ND
2016-04-06Q1613634005ND
2016-04-06Q1613634004ND
2016-04-06Q1613634003ND
2016-07-14Q1628711004ND
2016-07-14Q1628711001ND
2016-07-14Q1628711002ND
2016-07-14Q1628711003ND
2016-10-28Q16464120021.10 ppb
2016-10-28Q16464120041.30 ppb
2016-10-28Q1646412001ND
2016-10-28Q1646412003ND
2017-01-11Q1701552001ND
2017-01-11Q1701552005ND
2017-01-11Q17015520021.50 ppb
2017-01-11Q17015520061.30 ppb
2017-04-12Q17152600041.40 ppb
2017-04-12Q17152600031.70 ppb
2017-04-12Q17152600021.40 ppb
2017-04-12Q17152600011.20 ppb
2017-07-26Q17310440032.20 ppb
2017-07-26Q17310440047.60 ppb
2017-07-26Q17310440021.40 ppb
2017-07-26Q17310440014.40 ppb
2017-11-08Q17573380011.60 ppb
2017-11-08Q17573380042.10 ppb
2017-11-08Q1757338002ND
2017-11-08Q17573380031.40 ppb