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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

Harris County MUD 165

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.

 

9

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND10ND
2014ND20ND
20150.600 ppb21ND - 1.20 ppb
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-06-13AC22072ND
2014-07-16AC59896ND
2014-07-16AC59890ND
2015-05-27AC93485ND
2015-05-27AC934921.20 ppb
2016-09-26AD51032ND
2016-09-26AD51035ND
2017-05-04AD82713ND
2017-05-04AD82733ND