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Dibromoacetic acid

Lubbock Public Water System

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.

 

186

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

139

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20121.05 ppb2619ND - 4.10 ppb
20132.84 ppb3223ND - 10.8 ppb
20143.25 ppb3231ND - 8.20 ppb
20151.81 ppb3213ND - 9.10 ppb
20164.85 ppb3225ND - 12.9 ppb
20173.64 ppb3228ND - 10.00 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
2012-03-20AB845861.40 ppb
2012-03-20AB84585ND
2012-05-10AB89562ND
2012-05-10AB895591.60 ppb
2012-05-10AB895531.20 ppb
2012-05-10AB895551.20 ppb
2012-05-10AB895541.20 ppb
2012-05-10AB895511.20 ppb
2012-05-10AB89550ND
2012-05-10AB89552ND
2012-08-08AB975341.10 ppb
2012-08-08AB97533ND
2012-08-08AB975391.30 ppb
2012-08-08AB975401.000 ppb
2012-08-08AB975351.000 ppb
2012-08-08AB975381.10 ppb
2012-08-08AB97536ND
2012-08-08AB97537ND
2012-10-10AC030221.10 ppb
2012-10-10AC030261.000 ppb
2012-10-10AC030271.30 ppb
2012-10-10AC030211.000 ppb
2012-10-10AC030202.20 ppb
2012-10-10AC030252.30 ppb
2012-10-10AC030234.10 ppb
2012-10-10AC030241.10 ppb
2013-01-1613014300141.60 ppb
2013-01-1613014300151.30 ppb
2013-01-1613014300161.60 ppb
2013-01-1613014300171.40 ppb
2013-01-1613014300181.40 ppb
2013-01-1613014300191.50 ppb
2013-01-1613014300206.00 ppb
2013-01-1613014300211.000 ppb
2013-04-101304404009ND
2013-04-101304404010ND
2013-04-1013044040117.00 ppb
2013-04-1013044040128.00 ppb
2013-04-1013044040137.00 ppb
2013-04-1013044040145.70 ppb
2013-04-1013044040159.70 ppb
2013-04-101304404016ND
2013-08-07Q13051370013.90 ppb
2013-08-07Q13051370021.80 ppb
2013-08-07Q13051370031.80 ppb
2013-08-07Q13051370041.80 ppb
2013-08-07Q130513700510.8 ppb
2013-08-07Q1305137006ND
2013-08-07Q13051370071.60 ppb
2013-08-07Q13051370081.60 ppb
2013-10-30Q13107420011.30 ppb
2013-10-30Q1310742002ND
2013-10-30Q1310742003ND
2013-10-30Q1310742004ND
2013-10-30Q1310742005ND
2013-10-30Q13107420062.90 ppb
2013-10-30Q131074200710.2 ppb
2013-10-30Q1310742008ND
2014-02-12Q14043380081.20 ppb
2014-02-12Q14043380091.40 ppb
2014-02-12Q14043380102.60 ppb
2014-02-12Q14043380113.90 ppb
2014-02-12Q14043380123.80 ppb
2014-02-12Q14043380132.60 ppb
2014-02-12Q14043380147.50 ppb
2014-02-12Q14043380011.20 ppb
2014-04-30Q14139940011.30 ppb
2014-04-30Q14139940021.50 ppb
2014-04-30Q14139940034.70 ppb
2014-04-30Q14139940042.40 ppb
2014-04-30Q14139940054.10 ppb
2014-04-30Q14139940063.30 ppb
2014-04-30Q14139940078.20 ppb
2014-04-30Q1413994008ND
2014-09-17Q14450270073.00 ppb
2014-09-17Q14450270084.10 ppb
2014-09-17Q14450270096.50 ppb
2014-09-17Q14450270106.10 ppb
2014-09-17Q14450270114.60 ppb
2014-09-17Q14450270123.40 ppb
2014-09-17Q14450270137.50 ppb
2014-09-17Q14450270143.80 ppb
2014-11-12Q14556960011.30 ppb
2014-11-12Q14556960021.10 ppb
2014-11-12Q14556960031.70 ppb
2014-11-12Q14556960041.50 ppb
2014-11-12Q14556960053.40 ppb
2014-11-12Q14556960061.50 ppb
2014-11-12Q14556960073.50 ppb
2014-11-12Q14556960081.30 ppb
2015-02-03Q1504173006ND
2015-02-11Q15058200051.10 ppb
2015-02-11Q15058200061.50 ppb
2015-02-11Q1505820007ND
2015-02-11Q15058200084.70 ppb
2015-02-11Q15058200093.00 ppb
2015-02-11Q15058200109.00 ppb
2015-02-11Q1505820011ND
2015-04-22Q1514946001ND
2015-04-22Q1514946002ND
2015-04-22Q1514946003ND
2015-04-22Q1514946004ND
2015-04-22Q1514946005ND
2015-04-22Q1514946006ND
2015-04-22Q15149460079.10 ppb
2015-04-22Q1514946008ND
2015-09-23Q1537377001ND
2015-09-23Q1537377002ND
2015-09-23Q1537377003ND
2015-09-23Q1537377004ND
2015-09-23Q1537377005ND
2015-09-23Q1537377006ND
2015-09-23Q15373770078.70 ppb
2015-09-23Q1537377008ND
2015-11-04Q15435320013.30 ppb
2015-11-04Q1543532002ND
2015-11-04Q15435320034.20 ppb
2015-11-04Q1543532004ND
2015-11-04Q15435320053.20 ppb
2015-11-04Q15435320063.00 ppb
2015-11-04Q15435320074.30 ppb
2015-11-04Q15435320082.90 ppb
2016-02-03Q16047160144.20 ppb
2016-02-03Q16047160153.80 ppb
2016-02-03Q160471601610.5 ppb
2016-02-03Q16047160176.30 ppb
2016-02-03Q160471601812.1 ppb
2016-02-03Q16047160019.90 ppb
2016-02-03Q160471600212.9 ppb
2016-02-03Q16047160034.00 ppb
2016-04-27Q1616681001ND
2016-04-27Q1616681002ND
2016-04-27Q1616681003ND
2016-04-27Q1616681004ND
2016-04-27Q1616681005ND
2016-04-27Q1616681006ND
2016-04-27Q16166810079.00 ppb
2016-04-27Q1616681008ND
2016-08-10Q16332890013.60 ppb
2016-08-10Q16332890025.60 ppb
2016-08-10Q16332890035.70 ppb
2016-08-10Q16332890045.80 ppb
2016-08-10Q16332890056.80 ppb
2016-08-10Q16332890065.70 ppb
2016-08-10Q16332890079.80 ppb
2016-08-10Q16332890083.30 ppb
2016-12-07Q16534370012.00 ppb
2016-12-07Q16534370052.00 ppb
2016-12-07Q16534370025.80 ppb
2016-12-07Q16534370064.40 ppb
2016-12-07Q16534370036.50 ppb
2016-12-07Q16534370072.50 ppb
2016-12-07Q165343700810.3 ppb
2016-12-07Q16534370042.60 ppb
2017-02-08Q1705565011ND
2017-02-08Q1705565012ND
2017-02-08Q17055650134.50 ppb
2017-02-08Q1705565014ND
2017-02-08Q17055650045.40 ppb
2017-02-08Q17055650012.30 ppb
2017-02-08Q17055650028.30 ppb
2017-02-08Q1705565003ND
2017-04-26Q17170570011.40 ppb
2017-04-26Q17170570021.30 ppb
2017-04-26Q17170570032.60 ppb
2017-04-26Q17170570042.00 ppb
2017-04-26Q17170570051.30 ppb
2017-04-26Q17170570063.10 ppb
2017-04-26Q171705700710.00 ppb
2017-04-26Q17170570081.30 ppb
2017-08-10Q17343660074.00 ppb
2017-08-10Q17343660144.20 ppb
2017-08-10Q17343660023.60 ppb
2017-08-10Q17343660034.30 ppb
2017-08-10Q17343660154.10 ppb
2017-08-10Q17343660083.50 ppb
2017-08-10Q17343660044.30 ppb
2017-08-10Q17343660162.70 ppb
2017-11-16Q17591300014.00 ppb
2017-11-16Q17591300024.10 ppb
2017-11-16Q17591300034.30 ppb
2017-11-16Q17591300045.00 ppb
2017-11-16Q17591300057.30 ppb
2017-11-16Q17591300064.50 ppb
2017-11-16Q17591300079.40 ppb
2017-11-16Q17591300083.60 ppb