Menu

EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

Donate

Monobromoacetic acid

City of Hereford

Monobromoacetic 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.

 

76

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND80ND
2014ND160ND
2015ND160ND
2016ND160ND
2017ND160ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic acid was proposed in 2020 by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk.. This health guideline protects against muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-05-30AB91301ND
2012-05-30AB91300ND
2012-05-30AB91299ND
2012-05-30AB91298ND
2013-05-28Q1301569001ND
2013-05-28Q1301569002ND
2013-05-28Q1301569003ND
2013-05-28Q1301569004ND
2013-12-03Q1315622001ND
2013-12-03Q1315622002ND
2013-12-03Q1315622003ND
2013-12-03Q1315622004ND
2014-02-12Q1404321003ND
2014-02-12Q1404321002ND
2014-02-12Q1404321001ND
2014-02-12Q1404321029ND
2014-06-04Q1419262002ND
2014-06-04Q1419262003ND
2014-06-04Q1419262004ND
2014-06-04Q1419262005ND
2014-08-07Q1434599004ND
2014-08-07Q1434599003ND
2014-08-07Q1434599002ND
2014-08-07Q1434599001ND
2014-10-16Q1452918001ND
2014-10-16Q1452918002ND
2014-10-16Q1452918003ND
2014-10-16Q1452918004ND
2015-01-29Q1503619022ND
2015-01-29Q1503619023ND
2015-01-29Q1503619016ND
2015-01-29Q1503619015ND
2015-04-14Q1514098004ND
2015-04-14Q1514098003ND
2015-04-14Q1514098002ND
2015-04-14Q1514098001ND
2015-09-15Q1535782003ND
2015-09-15Q1535782002ND
2015-09-15Q1535782001ND
2015-09-15Q1535782004ND
2015-11-23Q1546384004ND
2015-11-23Q1546384003ND
2015-11-23Q1546384002ND
2015-11-23Q1546384001ND
2016-02-10Q1605969010ND
2016-02-10Q1605969009ND
2016-02-10Q1605969011ND
2016-02-10Q1605969012ND
2016-05-12Q1619085001ND
2016-05-12Q1619085002ND
2016-05-12Q1619085003ND
2016-05-12Q1619085004ND
2016-09-15Q1637842004ND
2016-09-15Q1637842003ND
2016-09-15Q1637842002ND
2016-09-15Q1637842001ND
2016-10-18Q1644175002ND
2016-10-18Q1644175003ND
2016-10-18Q1644175001ND
2016-10-18Q1644175004ND
2017-01-17Q1702053013ND
2017-01-17Q1702053005ND
2017-01-17Q1702053012ND
2017-01-17Q1702053004ND
2017-05-09Q1718998012ND
2017-05-09Q1718998013ND
2017-05-09Q1718998014ND
2017-05-09Q1718998015ND
2017-07-13Q1728901005ND
2017-07-13Q1728901009ND
2017-07-13Q1728901006ND
2017-07-13Q1728901010ND
2017-10-12Q1752577004ND
2017-10-12Q1752577002ND
2017-10-12Q1752577003ND
2017-10-12Q1752577001ND