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Dibromoacetic acid

Lake Cities Municipal Utility Authority

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.

 

95

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

49

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.193 ppb151ND - 2.90 ppb
20130.819 ppb166ND - 2.80 ppb
20145.44 ppb1615ND - 43.0 ppb
20150.294 ppb162ND - 2.40 ppb
20161.36 ppb169ND - 3.00 ppb
20172.24 ppb16161.40 ppb - 2.90 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.04 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.04 ppb for dibromoacetic 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
2012-02-151202501009ND
2012-02-151202501008ND
2012-02-151202501010ND
2012-05-241205791006ND
2012-05-241205791005ND
2012-05-241205791007ND
2012-05-241205791008ND
2012-07-171207639005ND
2012-07-1712076390082.90 ppb
2012-07-171207639007ND
2012-07-171207639006ND
2012-10-171210679005ND
2012-10-171210679006ND
2012-10-171210679007ND
2012-10-171210679008ND
2013-02-0513021270112.00 ppb
2013-02-0513021270101.90 ppb
2013-02-0513021270091.80 ppb
2013-02-0513021270082.10 ppb
2013-04-0913044460052.50 ppb
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
2013-10-24Q13097850022.80 ppb
2013-10-24Q1309785001ND
2014-03-07Q14074530013.10 ppb
2014-03-07Q14074530023.00 ppb
2014-03-07Q14074530032.80 ppb
2014-03-07Q14074530042.60 ppb
2014-06-19Q14224610014.10 ppb
2014-06-19Q14224610023.80 ppb
2014-06-19Q14224610033.70 ppb
2014-06-19Q14224610043.80 ppb
2014-09-18Q144597400243.0 ppb
2014-09-18Q14459740033.60 ppb
2014-09-18Q1445974004ND
2014-09-18Q14459740053.50 ppb
2014-12-17Q14603150012.50 ppb
2014-12-17Q14603150042.40 ppb
2014-12-17Q14603150032.70 ppb
2014-12-17Q14603150022.40 ppb
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
2015-11-04Q15437980022.40 ppb
2015-11-04Q1543798001ND
2015-11-04Q1543798003ND
2015-11-04Q15437980042.30 ppb
2016-02-23Q1607860004ND
2016-02-23Q1607860002ND
2016-02-23Q1607860001ND
2016-02-23Q1607860003ND
2016-05-18Q1619911001ND
2016-05-18Q16199110023.00 ppb
2016-05-18Q1619911003ND
2016-05-18Q1619911004ND
2016-08-04Q16324530032.40 ppb
2016-08-04Q16324530012.60 ppb
2016-08-04Q16324530022.60 ppb
2016-08-04Q16324530042.50 ppb
2016-10-19Q16449150102.10 ppb
2016-10-19Q16449150092.20 ppb
2016-10-19Q16449150082.10 ppb
2016-10-19Q16449150072.20 ppb
2017-01-23Q17029000011.60 ppb
2017-01-23Q17029000041.40 ppb
2017-01-23Q17029000021.50 ppb
2017-01-23Q17029000031.50 ppb
2017-04-18Q17158780052.40 ppb
2017-04-18Q17158780032.30 ppb
2017-04-18Q17158780022.20 ppb
2017-04-18Q17158780042.30 ppb
2017-07-11Q17282040012.50 ppb
2017-07-11Q17282040022.50 ppb
2017-07-11Q17282040042.60 ppb
2017-07-11Q17282040032.70 ppb
2017-10-12Q17522500032.10 ppb
2017-10-12Q17522500112.90 ppb
2017-10-12Q17522500022.70 ppb
2017-10-12Q17522500102.70 ppb