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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

City of Royse City

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.

 

96

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

66

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20121.37 ppb168ND - 3.00 ppb
20132.12 ppb1613ND - 3.30 ppb
20143.82 ppb1615ND - 7.90 ppb
20153.74 ppb168ND - 9.50 ppb
20160.981 ppb167ND - 3.00 ppb
20176.39 ppb1615ND - 9.70 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
2012-01-181201416008ND
2012-01-181201416007ND
2012-01-181201416006ND
2012-01-181201416005ND
2012-05-2912058370083.00 ppb
2012-05-2912058370072.80 ppb
2012-05-2912058370063.00 ppb
2012-05-2912058370052.90 ppb
2012-08-081208399006ND
2012-08-081208399005ND
2012-08-081208399007ND
2012-08-081208399008ND
2012-10-3012110010092.80 ppb
2012-10-3012110010082.60 ppb
2012-10-3012110010072.50 ppb
2012-10-3012110010062.30 ppb
2013-03-0613032560092.60 ppb
2013-03-0613032560082.50 ppb
2013-03-0613032560072.80 ppb
2013-03-0613032560062.60 ppb
2013-04-261304A000052.50 ppb
2013-04-261304A000062.40 ppb
2013-04-261304A000082.30 ppb
2013-04-261304A000072.80 ppb
2013-08-01Q13047780043.30 ppb
2013-08-01Q1304778003ND
2013-08-01Q1304778002ND
2013-08-01Q1304778001ND
2013-10-29Q13101400042.60 ppb
2013-10-29Q13101400032.70 ppb
2013-10-29Q13101400022.30 ppb
2013-10-29Q13101400012.50 ppb
2014-02-12Q14044800022.60 ppb
2014-02-12Q14044800012.20 ppb
2014-02-12Q14044800032.10 ppb
2014-02-12Q14044800042.20 ppb
2014-04-28Q14135980042.40 ppb
2014-04-28Q14135980032.40 ppb
2014-04-28Q14135980022.40 ppb
2014-04-28Q14135980012.50 ppb
2014-07-14Q14279320046.80 ppb
2014-07-14Q14279320034.40 ppb
2014-07-14Q14279320024.80 ppb
2014-07-14Q14279320015.20 ppb
2014-10-16Q14528680016.80 ppb
2014-10-16Q14528680046.40 ppb
2014-10-16Q1452868003ND
2014-10-16Q14528680027.90 ppb
2015-01-20Q15018280049.10 ppb
2015-01-20Q15018280039.50 ppb
2015-01-20Q1501828002ND
2015-01-20Q1501828001ND
2015-04-28Q15158910048.50 ppb
2015-04-28Q15158910038.30 ppb
2015-04-28Q15158910028.60 ppb
2015-04-28Q15158910018.20 ppb
2015-07-17Q1527979002ND
2015-07-17Q1527979001ND
2015-07-17Q1527979003ND
2015-07-17Q1527979004ND
2015-10-12Q15400710043.70 ppb
2015-10-12Q15400710033.90 ppb
2015-10-12Q1540071002ND
2015-10-12Q1540071001ND
2016-02-09Q16054110042.50 ppb
2016-02-09Q16054110033.00 ppb
2016-02-09Q1605411002ND
2016-02-09Q1605411001ND
2016-05-04Q1617771001ND
2016-05-04Q1617771002ND
2016-05-04Q1617771004ND
2016-05-04Q1617771003ND
2016-08-01Q1631532004ND
2016-08-01Q16315320032.60 ppb
2016-08-01Q1631532002ND
2016-08-01Q1631532001ND
2016-10-19Q16446250042.00 ppb
2016-10-19Q16446250031.80 ppb
2016-10-19Q16446250011.70 ppb
2016-10-19Q16446250022.10 ppb
2017-01-24Q17030610017.70 ppb
2017-01-24Q17030610036.70 ppb
2017-01-24Q17030610025.10 ppb
2017-01-24Q17030610044.50 ppb
2017-04-20Q17163630058.90 ppb
2017-04-20Q17163630048.20 ppb
2017-04-20Q17163630038.90 ppb
2017-04-20Q17163630029.20 ppb
2017-07-19Q17297460028.60 ppb
2017-07-19Q17297460049.70 ppb
2017-07-19Q17297460017.20 ppb
2017-07-19Q17297460038.40 ppb
2017-10-18Q17537060034.10 ppb
2017-10-18Q1753706002ND
2017-10-18Q17537060041.10 ppb
2017-10-18Q17537060014.00 ppb