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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloroacetic acid

City of Wolfforth

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.

 

14

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

1

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND100ND
20141.60 ppb111.60 ppb
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

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

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
2014-07-22Q14299400051.60 ppb
2015-06-25Q1524201005ND
2016-05-25Q1620718012ND
2017-05-25Q1722532005ND