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Dibromoacetic acid

City of Corsicana

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.

 

124

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

48

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND320ND
20131.48 ppb2817ND - 4.30 ppb
20141.86 ppb1611ND - 4.60 ppb
20150.419 ppb162ND - 4.50 ppb
20160.538 ppb166ND - 1.70 ppb
20173.08 ppb1612ND - 13.8 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
2012-01-041201067015ND
2012-01-041201067016ND
2012-01-041201067017ND
2012-01-041201067018ND
2012-01-041201067019ND
2012-01-041201067020ND
2012-01-041201067021ND
2012-01-041201067022ND
2012-04-171204428009ND
2012-04-171204428010ND
2012-04-171204428011ND
2012-04-171204428012ND
2012-04-171204428013ND
2012-04-171204428014ND
2012-04-171204428015ND
2012-04-171204428016ND
2012-07-121207408013ND
2012-07-121207408014ND
2012-07-121207408015ND
2012-07-121207408016ND
2012-07-121207408017ND
2012-07-121207408018ND
2012-07-121207408019ND
2012-07-121207408020ND
2012-10-171210616009ND
2012-10-171210616010ND
2012-10-171210616011ND
2012-10-171210616012ND
2012-10-171210616013ND
2012-10-171210616014ND
2012-10-171210616015ND
2012-10-171210616016ND
2013-01-1713014640232.20 ppb
2013-01-1713014640241.70 ppb
2013-01-1713014640252.20 ppb
2013-01-1713014640262.20 ppb
2013-01-171301464027ND
2013-01-1713014640282.40 ppb
2013-01-1713014640292.30 ppb
2013-01-1713014640302.30 ppb
2013-04-0413042420092.50 ppb
2013-04-0413042420101.50 ppb
2013-04-0413042420112.50 ppb
2013-04-0413042420122.40 ppb
2013-04-0413042420131.30 ppb
2013-04-0413042420142.60 ppb
2013-04-0413042420152.80 ppb
2013-04-0413042420162.60 ppb
2013-07-08Q1303383001ND
2013-07-08Q1303383002ND
2013-07-08Q1303383003ND
2013-07-08Q1303383004ND
2013-07-08Q1303383005ND
2013-07-08Q1303383006ND
2013-07-08Q1303383007ND
2013-07-08Q1303383008ND
2013-10-15Q1308827001ND
2013-10-15Q13088270024.30 ppb
2013-10-15Q1308827003ND
2013-10-15Q13088270043.70 ppb
2014-02-19Q1405446001ND
2014-02-19Q14054460021.90 ppb
2014-02-19Q14054460032.00 ppb
2014-02-19Q14054460041.90 ppb
2014-05-15Q1416551001ND
2014-05-15Q14165510023.30 ppb
2014-05-15Q14165510073.30 ppb
2014-05-15Q14165510101.000 ppb
2014-07-23Q1430464001ND
2014-07-23Q14304640023.00 ppb
2014-07-23Q1430464003ND
2014-07-23Q14304640042.00 ppb
2014-10-09Q1451869001ND
2014-10-09Q14518690024.60 ppb
2014-10-09Q14518690034.50 ppb
2014-10-09Q14518690042.20 ppb
2015-01-28Q1503409009ND
2015-01-28Q1503409010ND
2015-01-28Q15034090114.50 ppb
2015-01-28Q15034090122.20 ppb
2015-04-06Q1512402001ND
2015-04-06Q1512402002ND
2015-04-06Q1512402003ND
2015-04-06Q1512402004ND
2015-07-29Q1529448001ND
2015-07-29Q1529448002ND
2015-07-29Q1529448003ND
2015-07-29Q1529448004ND
2015-11-12Q1544665001ND
2015-11-12Q1544665002ND
2015-11-12Q1544665003ND
2015-11-12Q1544665004ND
2016-02-02Q1604417017ND
2016-02-02Q1604417018ND
2016-02-02Q1604417019ND
2016-02-02Q1604417020ND
2016-04-26Q16163350011.000 ppb
2016-04-26Q16163350021.60 ppb
2016-04-26Q16163350031.60 ppb
2016-04-26Q1616335004ND
2016-07-12Q1628094005ND
2016-07-12Q1628094006ND
2016-07-12Q1628094007ND
2016-07-12Q1628094008ND
2016-10-28Q1646480003ND
2016-10-28Q16464800011.70 ppb
2016-10-28Q16464800041.70 ppb
2016-10-28Q16464800021.000 ppb
2017-01-17Q1702000007ND
2017-01-17Q17020000031.20 ppb
2017-01-17Q17020000081.30 ppb
2017-01-17Q1702000004ND
2017-04-19Q17161940011.10 ppb
2017-04-19Q17161940022.00 ppb
2017-04-19Q17161940032.10 ppb
2017-04-19Q1716194004ND
2017-07-26Q1730737009ND
2017-07-26Q173073700512.7 ppb
2017-07-26Q173073701013.8 ppb
2017-07-26Q17307370114.90 ppb
2017-11-16Q17590710012.20 ppb
2017-11-16Q17590710022.90 ppb
2017-11-16Q17590710033.10 ppb
2017-11-16Q17590710041.90 ppb