Menu

EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

Donate

Monobromoacetic acid

City of Wolfforth

Monobromoacetic 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.

 

14

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
2013ND100ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic acid was proposed in 2020 by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk.. This health guideline protects against muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-05-30Q1301737001ND
2013-05-30Q1301737002ND
2013-05-30Q1301737003ND
2013-05-30Q1301737004ND
2013-05-30Q1301737005ND
2013-05-30Q1301737006ND
2013-05-30Q1301737007ND
2013-05-30Q1301737008ND
2013-05-30Q1301737009ND
2013-05-30Q1301737010ND
2014-07-22Q1429940005ND
2015-06-25Q1524201005ND
2016-05-25Q1620718012ND
2017-05-25Q1722532005ND