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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Lake Cities Municipal Utility Authority

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.

 

95

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.213 ppb152ND - 2.20 ppb
2013ND160ND
20140.594 ppb163ND - 7.00 ppb
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
2012-02-151202501009ND
2012-02-151202501008ND
2012-02-151202501010ND
2012-05-241205791006ND
2012-05-241205791005ND
2012-05-2412057910071.000 ppb
2012-05-241205791008ND
2012-07-171207639005ND
2012-07-171207639008ND
2012-07-171207639007ND
2012-07-171207639006ND
2012-10-171210679005ND
2012-10-171210679006ND
2012-10-1712106790072.20 ppb
2012-10-171210679008ND
2013-02-051302127011ND
2013-02-051302127010ND
2013-02-051302127009ND
2013-02-051302127008ND
2013-04-091304446005ND
2013-04-091304446006ND
2013-04-091304446007ND
2013-04-091304446008ND
2013-08-02Q1305210001ND
2013-08-02Q1305210002ND
2013-08-02Q1305210003ND
2013-08-02Q1305210004ND
2013-10-24Q1309785004ND
2013-10-24Q1309785003ND
2013-10-24Q1309785002ND
2013-10-24Q1309785001ND
2014-03-07Q1407453001ND
2014-03-07Q1407453002ND
2014-03-07Q1407453003ND
2014-03-07Q1407453004ND
2014-06-19Q1422461001ND
2014-06-19Q1422461002ND
2014-06-19Q1422461003ND
2014-06-19Q1422461004ND
2014-09-18Q14459740027.00 ppb
2014-09-18Q1445974003ND
2014-09-18Q1445974004ND
2014-09-18Q1445974005ND
2014-12-17Q14603150011.000 ppb
2014-12-17Q14603150041.50 ppb
2014-12-17Q1460315003ND
2014-12-17Q1460315002ND
2015-03-17Q1509913005ND
2015-03-17Q1509913004ND
2015-03-17Q1509913003ND
2015-03-17Q1509913002ND
2015-06-09Q1521355002ND
2015-06-09Q1521355003ND
2015-06-09Q1521355004ND
2015-06-09Q1521355005ND
2015-09-01Q1533843004ND
2015-09-01Q1533843003ND
2015-09-01Q1533843002ND
2015-09-01Q1533843001ND
2015-11-04Q1543798002ND
2015-11-04Q1543798001ND
2015-11-04Q1543798003ND
2015-11-04Q1543798004ND
2016-02-23Q1607860004ND
2016-02-23Q1607860002ND
2016-02-23Q1607860001ND
2016-02-23Q1607860003ND
2016-05-18Q1619911001ND
2016-05-18Q1619911002ND
2016-05-18Q1619911003ND
2016-05-18Q1619911004ND
2016-08-04Q1632453003ND
2016-08-04Q1632453001ND
2016-08-04Q1632453002ND
2016-08-04Q1632453004ND
2016-10-19Q1644915010ND
2016-10-19Q1644915009ND
2016-10-19Q1644915008ND
2016-10-19Q1644915007ND
2017-01-23Q1702900001ND
2017-01-23Q1702900004ND
2017-01-23Q1702900002ND
2017-01-23Q1702900003ND
2017-04-18Q1715878005ND
2017-04-18Q1715878003ND
2017-04-18Q1715878002ND
2017-04-18Q1715878004ND
2017-07-11Q1728204001ND
2017-07-11Q1728204002ND
2017-07-11Q1728204004ND
2017-07-11Q1728204003ND
2017-10-12Q1752250003ND
2017-10-12Q1752250011ND
2017-10-12Q1752250002ND
2017-10-12Q1752250010ND