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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

City of Denison

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.

 

107

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

74

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20125.26 ppb2010ND - 12.4 ppb
201311.3 ppb19196.90 ppb - 16.0 ppb
201412.3 ppb20208.10 ppb - 18.2 ppb
20152.34 ppb164ND - 10.2 ppb
20162.31 ppb165ND - 9.40 ppb
20179.08 ppb16163.20 ppb - 13.5 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
2012-02-011202040013ND
2012-02-011202040014ND
2012-02-011202040015ND
2012-02-011202040016ND
2012-02-011202040017ND
2012-04-181204479006ND
2012-04-181204479007ND
2012-04-181204479008ND
2012-04-181204479009ND
2012-04-181204479010ND
2012-09-17120966200610.7 ppb
2012-09-17120966200710.8 ppb
2012-09-17120966200811.9 ppb
2012-09-17120966200912.4 ppb
2012-09-17120966201010.6 ppb
2012-12-10121247100610.00 ppb
2012-12-10121247100710.2 ppb
2012-12-10121247100810.2 ppb
2012-12-10121247100910.3 ppb
2012-12-1012124710108.10 ppb
2013-03-06130326301610.4 ppb
2013-03-06130326301710.6 ppb
2013-03-06130326301811.7 ppb
2013-03-06130326301910.6 ppb
2013-03-0613032630206.90 ppb
2013-06-12Q13022050018.10 ppb
2013-06-12Q13022050028.20 ppb
2013-06-12Q13022050039.00 ppb
2013-06-12Q13022050048.60 ppb
2013-06-12Q130220500516.0 ppb
2013-09-03Q130644200110.2 ppb
2013-09-03Q130644200210.2 ppb
2013-09-03Q130644200310.6 ppb
2013-09-03Q130644200410.7 ppb
2013-09-03Q130644200512.3 ppb
2013-11-12Q131299500115.2 ppb
2013-11-12Q131299500214.6 ppb
2013-11-12Q131299500315.3 ppb
2013-11-12Q131299500414.7 ppb
2014-02-25Q14060590018.10 ppb
2014-02-25Q140605900210.1 ppb
2014-02-25Q140605900310.00 ppb
2014-02-25Q140605900410.00 ppb
2014-06-03Q141906100112.4 ppb
2014-06-03Q141906100213.8 ppb
2014-06-03Q141906100314.0 ppb
2014-06-03Q141906100413.9 ppb
2014-09-05Q144195700116.4 ppb
2014-09-05Q144195700213.9 ppb
2014-09-05Q144195700318.2 ppb
2014-09-05Q144195700417.5 ppb
2014-09-29Q144928900111.6 ppb
2014-09-29Q144928900211.9 ppb
2014-09-29Q144928900312.0 ppb
2014-09-29Q144928900411.7 ppb
2014-12-03Q14582910019.50 ppb
2014-12-03Q145829100211.3 ppb
2014-12-03Q145829100310.00 ppb
2014-12-03Q14582910049.80 ppb
2015-03-03Q15078940038.90 ppb
2015-03-03Q150789400410.2 ppb
2015-03-03Q15078940059.20 ppb
2015-03-03Q15078940069.10 ppb
2015-06-15Q1522052007ND
2015-06-15Q1522052008ND
2015-06-15Q1522052009ND
2015-06-15Q1522052010ND
2015-09-09Q1535063001ND
2015-09-09Q1535063002ND
2015-09-09Q1535063003ND
2015-09-09Q1535063004ND
2015-11-12Q1544566001ND
2015-11-12Q1544566002ND
2015-11-12Q1544566003ND
2015-11-12Q1544566004ND
2016-02-16Q1606768017ND
2016-02-16Q1606768018ND
2016-02-16Q1606768019ND
2016-02-16Q1606768020ND
2016-05-03Q1617227001ND
2016-05-03Q1617227002ND
2016-05-03Q1617227003ND
2016-05-03Q1617227004ND
2016-08-03Q1632105001ND
2016-08-03Q16321050021.60 ppb
2016-08-03Q1632105003ND
2016-08-03Q1632105004ND
2016-11-02Q16471500018.30 ppb
2016-11-02Q16471500029.00 ppb
2016-11-02Q16471500049.40 ppb
2016-11-02Q16471500038.70 ppb
2017-02-07Q17054660079.50 ppb
2017-02-07Q17054660089.40 ppb
2017-02-07Q170546600910.00 ppb
2017-02-07Q17054660109.60 ppb
2017-05-03Q17184280019.60 ppb
2017-05-03Q171842800210.9 ppb
2017-05-03Q171842800310.8 ppb
2017-05-03Q17184280049.20 ppb
2017-08-08Q173379001112.0 ppb
2017-08-08Q173379001213.3 ppb
2017-08-08Q173379001313.5 ppb
2017-08-08Q173379001412.4 ppb
2017-11-13Q17579670013.90 ppb
2017-11-13Q17579670024.10 ppb
2017-11-13Q17579670033.80 ppb
2017-11-13Q17579670043.20 ppb