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Bromochloroacetic acid

City of Sweetwater

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.

 

70

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

45

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20123.20 ppb113.20 ppb
20133.00 ppb551.30 ppb - 4.50 ppb
20141.86 ppb169ND - 5.40 ppb
20150.431 ppb163ND - 3.00 ppb
20163.74 ppb16161.20 ppb - 6.20 ppb
20171.67 ppb1611ND - 4.40 ppb

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
2012-06-26AB939663.20 ppb
2013-06-04Q13018330051.30 ppb
2013-12-18Q13185010043.50 ppb
2013-12-18Q13185010034.50 ppb
2013-12-18Q13185010023.80 ppb
2013-12-18Q13185010011.90 ppb
2014-02-19Q1405568004ND
2014-02-19Q14055680033.80 ppb
2014-02-19Q1405568002ND
2014-02-19Q1405568001ND
2014-05-06Q14147270061.70 ppb
2014-05-06Q14147270052.50 ppb
2014-05-06Q14147270041.90 ppb
2014-05-06Q14147270031.90 ppb
2014-08-28Q14400930024.70 ppb
2014-08-28Q14400930013.60 ppb
2014-08-28Q14400930035.40 ppb
2014-08-28Q14400930044.30 ppb
2014-11-24Q1457322004ND
2014-11-24Q1457322003ND
2014-11-24Q1457322002ND
2014-11-24Q1457322001ND
2015-02-11Q1505778008ND
2015-02-11Q1505778007ND
2015-02-11Q1505778006ND
2015-02-11Q1505778005ND
2015-06-17Q1522698004ND
2015-06-17Q1522698003ND
2015-06-17Q1522698002ND
2015-06-17Q1522698001ND
2015-08-04Q15303200011.40 ppb
2015-08-04Q15303200022.50 ppb
2015-08-04Q1530320003ND
2015-08-04Q1530320004ND
2015-11-23Q15463680043.00 ppb
2015-11-23Q1546368003ND
2015-11-23Q1546368002ND
2015-11-23Q1546368001ND
2016-02-03Q16046960061.20 ppb
2016-02-03Q16046960051.30 ppb
2016-02-03Q16046960042.00 ppb
2016-02-03Q16046960031.90 ppb
2016-06-21Q16257380036.20 ppb
2016-06-21Q16257380014.80 ppb
2016-06-21Q16257380025.40 ppb
2016-06-21Q16257380045.30 ppb
2016-09-22Q16396290065.50 ppb
2016-09-22Q16396290055.60 ppb
2016-09-22Q16396290045.50 ppb
2016-09-22Q16396290033.80 ppb
2016-12-13Q16542190033.90 ppb
2016-12-13Q16542190012.70 ppb
2016-12-13Q16542190022.40 ppb
2016-12-13Q16542190042.30 ppb
2017-02-21Q1707286008ND
2017-02-21Q17072860071.50 ppb
2017-02-21Q1707286006ND
2017-02-21Q1707286005ND
2017-05-16Q17199070041.30 ppb
2017-05-16Q17199070011.30 ppb
2017-05-16Q17199070021.40 ppb
2017-05-16Q17199070031.30 ppb
2017-09-21Q17458430063.70 ppb
2017-09-21Q17458430053.50 ppb
2017-09-21Q17458430044.40 ppb
2017-09-21Q17458430033.10 ppb
2017-12-04Q1762012001ND
2017-12-04Q17620120042.60 ppb
2017-12-04Q17620120032.60 ppb
2017-12-04Q1762012002ND