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Bromochloroacetic acid

City of Hereford

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.

 

76

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

7

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND80ND
20140.0750 ppb161ND - 1.20 ppb
20150.344 ppb164ND - 2.00 ppb
2016ND160ND
20170.163 ppb162ND - 1.40 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.02 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.02 ppb for bromochloroacetic 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
2012-05-30AB91301ND
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
2014-06-04Q14192620031.20 ppb
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
2015-01-29Q15036190161.000 ppb
2015-01-29Q1503619015ND
2015-04-14Q1514098004ND
2015-04-14Q1514098003ND
2015-04-14Q1514098002ND
2015-04-14Q1514098001ND
2015-09-15Q1535782003ND
2015-09-15Q1535782002ND
2015-09-15Q1535782001ND
2015-09-15Q15357820041.000 ppb
2015-11-23Q1546384004ND
2015-11-23Q15463840032.00 ppb
2015-11-23Q15463840021.50 ppb
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
2017-07-13Q17289010091.20 ppb
2017-07-13Q17289010061.40 ppb
2017-07-13Q1728901010ND
2017-10-12Q1752577004ND
2017-10-12Q1752577002ND
2017-10-12Q1752577003ND
2017-10-12Q1752577001ND