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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Bromochloroacetic acid

Rancho San Vicente

NOTE: Rancho San Vicente purchases water from Bella Vista which is required to test for bromochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Bella Vista.

Bromochloroacetic acid is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Bromochloroacetic acid and other disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND
2018ND10ND
2019ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.02 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.02 ppb for bromochloroacetic 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

NOTE: Rancho San Vicente purchases water from Bella Vista which is required to test for bromochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Bella Vista.

Date Lab ID Result
2015-06-18AC96573ND
2016-06-23AD41647ND
2017-05-11AD83942ND
2017-05-11AD83943ND
2018-07-24AE34310ND
2018-07-24AE34312ND
2019-09-11AE82949ND
2019-09-11AE82951ND