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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monochloroacetic acid

City of Mineral Wells

Monochloroacetic 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.

 

96

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.819 ppb166ND - 2.30 ppb
2013ND160ND
2014ND160ND
20150.925 ppb163ND - 5.60 ppb
2016ND160ND
2017ND160ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 53 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 53 ppb for monochloroacetic 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 system toxicity.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-03-2112037840082.30 ppb
2012-03-211203784007ND
2012-03-2112037840062.20 ppb
2012-03-2112037840052.10 ppb
2012-06-1312064160092.00 ppb
2012-06-131206416008ND
2012-06-1312064160072.30 ppb
2012-06-1312064160062.20 ppb
2012-09-251209984008ND
2012-09-251209984007ND
2012-09-251209984009ND
2012-09-251209984010ND
2012-12-121212708010ND
2012-12-121212708009ND
2012-12-121212708008ND
2012-12-121212708007ND
2013-02-201302693015ND
2013-02-201302693014ND
2013-02-201302693013ND
2013-02-201302693012ND
2013-04-241304888005ND
2013-04-241304888006ND
2013-04-241304888008ND
2013-04-241304888007ND
2013-08-07Q1305126004ND
2013-08-07Q1305126003ND
2013-08-07Q1305126002ND
2013-08-07Q1305126001ND
2013-11-13Q1313225004ND
2013-11-13Q1313225003ND
2013-11-13Q1313225002ND
2013-11-13Q1313225001ND
2014-02-12Q1404679002ND
2014-02-12Q1404679001ND
2014-02-12Q1404679003ND
2014-02-12Q1404679004ND
2014-05-21Q1417185004ND
2014-05-21Q1417185003ND
2014-05-21Q1417185002ND
2014-05-21Q1417185001ND
2014-09-10Q1443074004ND
2014-09-10Q1443074003ND
2014-09-10Q1443074002ND
2014-09-10Q1443074001ND
2014-12-17Q1460452001ND
2014-12-17Q1460452004ND
2014-12-17Q1460452003ND
2014-12-17Q1460452002ND
2015-03-12Q1509361008ND
2015-03-12Q1509361007ND
2015-03-12Q1509361006ND
2015-03-12Q1509361005ND
2015-06-11Q1521689004ND
2015-06-11Q1521689003ND
2015-06-11Q1521689002ND
2015-06-11Q1521689001ND
2015-09-16Q15361800025.60 ppb
2015-09-16Q1536180001ND
2015-09-16Q15361800033.90 ppb
2015-09-16Q15361800045.30 ppb
2015-12-08Q1548763004ND
2015-12-08Q1548763003ND
2015-12-08Q1548763002ND
2015-12-08Q1548763001ND
2016-03-09Q1610002002ND
2016-03-09Q1610002001ND
2016-03-09Q1610002009ND
2016-03-09Q1610002008ND
2016-06-08Q1622995005ND
2016-06-08Q1622995006ND
2016-06-08Q1622995008ND
2016-06-08Q1622995007ND
2016-09-14Q1637718006ND
2016-09-14Q1637718005ND
2016-09-14Q1637718004ND
2016-09-14Q1637718003ND
2016-11-29Q1651763004ND
2016-11-29Q1651763002ND
2016-11-29Q1651763003ND
2016-11-29Q1651763001ND
2017-02-23Q1707948006ND
2017-02-23Q1707948005ND
2017-02-23Q1707948007ND
2017-02-23Q1707948008ND
2017-05-17Q1720201001ND
2017-05-17Q1720201003ND
2017-05-17Q1720201004ND
2017-05-17Q1720201002ND
2017-08-16Q1736100002ND
2017-08-16Q1736100006ND
2017-08-16Q1736100001ND
2017-08-16Q1736100005ND
2017-11-29Q1760912001ND
2017-11-29Q1760912004ND
2017-11-29Q1760912003ND
2017-11-29Q1760912002ND