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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

City of Corinth

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.

 

93

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

55

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20121.15 ppb135ND - 3.20 ppb
20131.69 ppb1611ND - 3.40 ppb
20142.86 ppb1614ND - 4.00 ppb
20150.381 ppb162ND - 3.50 ppb
20161.14 ppb167ND - 2.90 ppb
20172.46 ppb16161.50 ppb - 3.50 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
2012-02-151202502002ND
2012-06-251206874008ND
2012-06-251206874007ND
2012-06-251206874006ND
2012-06-251206874005ND
2012-07-1712076400093.20 ppb
2012-07-1712076400083.20 ppb
2012-07-1712076400072.90 ppb
2012-07-1712076400063.00 ppb
2012-10-171210680006ND
2012-10-171210680005ND
2012-10-171210680007ND
2012-10-1712106800082.70 ppb
2013-02-0513021280092.10 ppb
2013-02-0513021280082.10 ppb
2013-02-0513021280072.00 ppb
2013-02-0513021280061.70 ppb
2013-04-0913044450082.60 ppb
2013-04-0913044450072.50 ppb
2013-04-0913044450062.40 ppb
2013-04-0913044450052.50 ppb
2013-08-02Q1305208003ND
2013-08-02Q1305208001ND
2013-08-02Q1305208002ND
2013-08-02Q13052080042.70 ppb
2013-10-24Q13097840043.40 ppb
2013-10-24Q13097840033.00 ppb
2013-10-24Q1309784002ND
2013-10-24Q1309784001ND
2014-03-07Q14074520042.90 ppb
2014-03-07Q14074520032.80 ppb
2014-03-07Q14074520022.80 ppb
2014-03-07Q14074520012.80 ppb
2014-06-24Q14233420033.90 ppb
2014-06-24Q14233420013.60 ppb
2014-06-24Q14233420023.90 ppb
2014-06-24Q14233420043.40 ppb
2014-09-18Q14459720044.00 ppb
2014-09-18Q14459720033.90 ppb
2014-09-18Q1445972002ND
2014-09-18Q1445972001ND
2014-11-25Q14574810053.10 ppb
2014-11-25Q14574810042.90 ppb
2014-11-25Q14574810032.80 ppb
2014-11-25Q14574810022.90 ppb
2015-03-17Q1509911003ND
2015-03-17Q1509911004ND
2015-03-17Q1509911002ND
2015-03-17Q1509911001ND
2015-06-23Q1523942004ND
2015-06-23Q1523942003ND
2015-06-23Q1523942002ND
2015-06-23Q1523942001ND
2015-09-01Q15338400043.50 ppb
2015-09-01Q1533840003ND
2015-09-01Q1533840002ND
2015-09-01Q1533840001ND
2015-11-04Q1543796003ND
2015-11-04Q1543796001ND
2015-11-04Q1543796002ND
2015-11-04Q15437960042.60 ppb
2016-02-23Q1607861004ND
2016-02-23Q1607861003ND
2016-02-23Q1607861002ND
2016-02-23Q1607861001ND
2016-05-18Q1619912005ND
2016-05-18Q1619912004ND
2016-05-18Q1619912003ND
2016-05-18Q1619912002ND
2016-08-04Q16324540042.50 ppb
2016-08-04Q16324540012.40 ppb
2016-08-04Q16324540022.50 ppb
2016-08-04Q16324540032.80 ppb
2016-10-19Q16449160022.70 ppb
2016-10-19Q16449160012.90 ppb
2016-10-19Q1644916004ND
2016-10-19Q16449160032.40 ppb
2017-01-23Q17029010031.70 ppb
2017-01-23Q17029010011.50 ppb
2017-01-23Q17029010041.70 ppb
2017-01-23Q17029010021.60 ppb
2017-04-18Q17158790052.30 ppb
2017-04-18Q17158790042.30 ppb
2017-04-18Q17158790032.40 ppb
2017-04-18Q17158790022.20 ppb
2017-07-11Q17282050032.60 ppb
2017-07-11Q17282050023.10 ppb
2017-07-11Q17282050042.70 ppb
2017-07-11Q17282050012.60 ppb
2017-10-24Q17544510013.00 ppb
2017-10-24Q17544510043.50 ppb
2017-10-24Q17544510023.30 ppb
2017-10-24Q17544510032.90 ppb