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Bromochloroacetic 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 bromochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Dallas County Park Cities Municipal Utility District.

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.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20121.10 ppb111.10 ppb
20131.27 ppb31ND - 3.80 ppb
20141.59 ppb86ND - 3.40 ppb
20150.425 ppb83ND - 1.20 ppb
20161.61 ppb881.10 ppb - 2.40 ppb
20171.81 ppb881.20 ppb - 3.90 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 bromochloroacetic 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
2014-05-22Q14176840043.50 ppb
2015-08-06Q1531046001ND
2016-08-02Q16321010031.50 ppb
2017-08-23Q17378730031.000 ppb