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Dibromoacetic acid

City of Hewitt

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.

 

97

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

75

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20122.37 ppb1713ND - 5.50 ppb
20133.81 ppb1615ND - 6.20 ppb
20142.93 ppb1614ND - 7.40 ppb
20152.76 ppb1614ND - 5.70 ppb
20161.12 ppb168ND - 4.40 ppb
20171.38 ppb1611ND - 3.60 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
2012-01-12AB776621.000 ppb
2012-01-12AB77661ND
2012-01-12AB77659ND
2012-01-12AB77660ND
2012-01-12AB77658ND
2012-05-30AB915211.90 ppb
2012-05-30AB915232.70 ppb
2012-05-30AB915193.10 ppb
2012-05-30AB915271.60 ppb
2012-08-29AB999842.90 ppb
2012-08-29AB999732.60 ppb
2012-08-29AB999713.40 ppb
2012-08-29AB999832.70 ppb
2012-11-271211A130075.50 ppb
2012-11-271211A130064.10 ppb
2012-11-271211A130053.90 ppb
2012-11-271211A130084.90 ppb
2013-02-1213023960102.90 ppb
2013-02-1213023960082.60 ppb
2013-02-1213023960092.60 ppb
2013-02-1213023960114.20 ppb
2013-05-30Q13017120043.60 ppb
2013-05-30Q13017120034.70 ppb
2013-05-30Q13017120024.00 ppb
2013-05-30Q13017120014.60 ppb
2013-07-25Q13044650023.90 ppb
2013-07-25Q1304465003ND
2013-07-25Q13044650044.50 ppb
2013-07-25Q13044650056.20 ppb
2013-12-12Q13176580045.80 ppb
2013-12-12Q13176580033.70 ppb
2013-12-12Q13176580023.20 ppb
2013-12-12Q13176580014.50 ppb
2014-03-13AC469193.60 ppb
2014-03-13AC469184.10 ppb
2014-03-13AC469404.00 ppb
2014-03-13AC469217.40 ppb
2014-04-17AC510462.60 ppb
2014-04-17AC510472.50 ppb
2014-04-17AC510524.00 ppb
2014-04-17AC510483.70 ppb
2014-09-15AC670161.70 ppb
2014-09-15AC67011ND
2014-09-15AC670151.60 ppb
2014-09-15AC670201.70 ppb
2014-11-18AC723965.80 ppb
2014-11-18AC723942.90 ppb
2014-11-18AC72390ND
2014-11-18AC723981.20 ppb
2015-03-23AC854835.70 ppb
2015-03-23AC854814.40 ppb
2015-03-23AC85480ND
2015-03-23AC854792.70 ppb
2015-04-21AC890081.60 ppb
2015-04-21AC89006ND
2015-04-21AC890052.70 ppb
2015-04-21AC890143.40 ppb
2015-07-15AC996292.80 ppb
2015-07-15AC996301.70 ppb
2015-07-15AC996342.20 ppb
2015-07-15AC996331.50 ppb
2015-10-28AD119744.30 ppb
2015-10-28AD119784.50 ppb
2015-10-28AD119755.40 ppb
2015-10-28AD119771.30 ppb
2016-01-20AD189243.90 ppb
2016-01-20AD18926ND
2016-01-20AD189221.90 ppb
2016-01-20AD18923ND
2016-04-06AD32062ND
2016-04-06AD32068ND
2016-04-06AD32064ND
2016-04-06AD320634.40 ppb
2016-07-13AD440611.60 ppb
2016-07-13AD440691.80 ppb
2016-07-13AD440661.40 ppb
2016-07-13AD440681.90 ppb
2016-10-12AD531431.000 ppb
2016-10-12AD53144ND
2016-10-12AD53138ND
2016-10-12AD53151ND
2017-02-06AD69162ND
2017-02-06AD691663.60 ppb
2017-02-06AD69165ND
2017-02-06AD691642.00 ppb
2017-04-03AD78015ND
2017-04-03AD780181.70 ppb
2017-04-03AD780171.20 ppb
2017-04-03AD78016ND
2017-07-19AD899212.60 ppb
2017-07-19AD899222.60 ppb
2017-07-19AD89928ND
2017-07-19AD899262.20 ppb
2017-10-09AD997461.20 ppb
2017-10-09AD997471.30 ppb
2017-10-09AD997441.30 ppb
2017-10-09AD997412.40 ppb