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Dibromoacetic acid

Tempe Water Supply Corporation 1

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.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20130.300 ppb41ND - 1.20 ppb
20142.60 ppb112.60 ppb
20156.30 ppb116.30 ppb
20161.80 ppb111.80 ppb
20171.60 ppb111.60 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-06-14AC222441.20 ppb
2013-06-14AC22247ND
2013-06-14AC22257ND
2013-06-14AC22258ND
2014-06-23AC576442.60 ppb
2015-06-02AC941186.30 ppb
2016-06-07AD396091.80 ppb
2017-06-01AD863701.60 ppb