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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

Town of Highland Park

NOTE: Town of Highland Park purchases water from Dallas County Park Cities Municipal Utility District which is required to test for dibromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Dallas County Park Cities Municipal Utility District.

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.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
20130.933 ppb31ND - 2.80 ppb
20140.350 ppb82ND - 1.50 ppb
2015ND80ND
2016ND80ND
20170.188 ppb81ND - 1.50 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Town of Highland Park purchases water from Dallas County Park Cities Municipal Utility District which is required to test for dibromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Dallas County Park Cities Municipal Utility District.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-08-081208482004ND
2013-09-18Q1307538001ND
2014-05-22Q1417684004ND
2015-08-06Q1531046001ND
2016-08-02Q1632101003ND
2017-08-23Q1737873003ND