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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

City of Miles

Monobromoacetic 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.

 

45

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20121.50 ppb54ND - 2.40 ppb
20131.81 ppb881.10 ppb - 2.50 ppb
2014ND80ND
2015ND80ND
20160.475 ppb82ND - 2.50 ppb
20171.13 ppb86ND - 2.00 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic 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 muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-03-06AB833292.40 ppb
2012-03-06AB833312.00 ppb
2012-05-24AB908111.70 ppb
2012-05-24AB90804ND
2012-12-1212125340031.40 ppb
2013-01-2813017360042.20 ppb
2013-01-2813017360052.20 ppb
2013-04-2413048780051.50 ppb
2013-04-2413048780041.50 ppb
2013-09-09Q13067640031.20 ppb
2013-09-09Q13067640011.10 ppb
2013-10-31Q13110570012.30 ppb
2013-10-31Q13110570022.50 ppb
2014-02-27AC45050ND
2014-02-27AC45056ND
2014-05-28AC55369ND
2014-05-28AC55370ND
2014-09-23AC68148ND
2014-09-23AC68146ND
2014-12-09AC74036ND
2014-12-09AC74050ND
2015-03-10AC83701ND
2015-03-10AC83697ND
2015-05-26AC93501ND
2015-05-26AC93502ND
2015-07-20AD00146ND
2015-07-20AD00116ND
2015-11-03AD12370ND
2015-11-03AD12325ND
2016-03-24AD30389ND
2016-03-24AD30390ND
2016-05-18AD37248ND
2016-05-18AD37245ND
2016-08-02AD46856ND
2016-08-02AD46853ND
2016-11-30AD598211.30 ppb
2016-11-30AD598162.50 ppb
2017-03-01Q1708976006ND
2017-03-01Q1708976005ND
2017-05-17Q17201750031.30 ppb
2017-05-17Q17201750011.40 ppb
2017-07-27Q17312060032.00 ppb
2017-07-27Q17312060021.000 ppb
2017-11-02Q17563690031.90 ppb
2017-11-02Q17563690011.40 ppb