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Monobromoacetic acid

City of Hewitt

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.

 

97

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.224 ppb173ND - 1.40 ppb
20130.519 ppb168ND - 1.10 ppb
20140.381 ppb162ND - 4.70 ppb
2015ND160ND
2016ND160ND
2017ND160ND

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
2012-01-12AB77662ND
2012-01-12AB77661ND
2012-01-12AB77659ND
2012-01-12AB77660ND
2012-01-12AB77658ND
2012-05-30AB91521ND
2012-05-30AB91523ND
2012-05-30AB91519ND
2012-05-30AB91527ND
2012-08-29AB99984ND
2012-08-29AB99973ND
2012-08-29AB99971ND
2012-08-29AB99983ND
2012-11-271211A130071.40 ppb
2012-11-271211A130061.20 ppb
2012-11-271211A130051.20 ppb
2012-11-271211A13008ND
2013-02-1213023960101.000 ppb
2013-02-121302396008ND
2013-02-121302396009ND
2013-02-1213023960111.000 ppb
2013-05-30Q13017120041.000 ppb
2013-05-30Q13017120031.10 ppb
2013-05-30Q13017120021.10 ppb
2013-05-30Q13017120011.10 ppb
2013-07-25Q1304465002ND
2013-07-25Q1304465003ND
2013-07-25Q13044650041.000 ppb
2013-07-25Q1304465005ND
2013-12-12Q1317658004ND
2013-12-12Q13176580031.000 ppb
2013-12-12Q1317658002ND
2013-12-12Q1317658001ND
2014-03-13AC46919ND
2014-03-13AC469184.70 ppb
2014-03-13AC46940ND
2014-03-13AC46921ND
2014-04-17AC51046ND
2014-04-17AC51047ND
2014-04-17AC51052ND
2014-04-17AC51048ND
2014-09-15AC67016ND
2014-09-15AC67011ND
2014-09-15AC67015ND
2014-09-15AC67020ND
2014-11-18AC723961.40 ppb
2014-11-18AC72394ND
2014-11-18AC72390ND
2014-11-18AC72398ND
2015-03-23AC85483ND
2015-03-23AC85481ND
2015-03-23AC85480ND
2015-03-23AC85479ND
2015-04-21AC89008ND
2015-04-21AC89006ND
2015-04-21AC89005ND
2015-04-21AC89014ND
2015-07-15AC99629ND
2015-07-15AC99630ND
2015-07-15AC99634ND
2015-07-15AC99633ND
2015-10-28AD11974ND
2015-10-28AD11978ND
2015-10-28AD11975ND
2015-10-28AD11977ND
2016-01-20AD18924ND
2016-01-20AD18926ND
2016-01-20AD18922ND
2016-01-20AD18923ND
2016-04-06AD32062ND
2016-04-06AD32068ND
2016-04-06AD32064ND
2016-04-06AD32063ND
2016-07-13AD44061ND
2016-07-13AD44069ND
2016-07-13AD44066ND
2016-07-13AD44068ND
2016-10-12AD53143ND
2016-10-12AD53144ND
2016-10-12AD53138ND
2016-10-12AD53151ND
2017-02-06AD69162ND
2017-02-06AD69166ND
2017-02-06AD69165ND
2017-02-06AD69164ND
2017-04-03AD78015ND
2017-04-03AD78018ND
2017-04-03AD78017ND
2017-04-03AD78016ND
2017-07-19AD89921ND
2017-07-19AD89922ND
2017-07-19AD89928ND
2017-07-19AD89926ND
2017-10-09AD99746ND
2017-10-09AD99747ND
2017-10-09AD99744ND
2017-10-09AD99741ND