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Monochloroacetic acid

City of Georgetown

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.

 

184

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.355 ppb203ND - 2.60 ppb
20130.959 ppb3210ND - 3.80 ppb
2014ND320ND
20150.141 ppb322ND - 2.50 ppb
2016ND360ND
2017ND320ND

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
2012-01-19AB78200ND
2012-01-19AB78196ND
2012-01-19AB78199ND
2012-01-19AB78197ND
2012-04-12AB86782ND
2012-04-12AB86780ND
2012-04-12AB86783ND
2012-04-12AB86781ND
2012-07-12AB95147ND
2012-07-12AB95146ND
2012-07-12AB95148ND
2012-07-12AB95149ND
2012-12-1112124260092.50 ppb
2012-12-1112124260102.60 ppb
2012-12-111212426011ND
2012-12-111212426012ND
2012-12-111212426013ND
2012-12-111212426014ND
2012-12-111212426015ND
2012-12-1112124260162.00 ppb
2013-02-1213023400162.30 ppb
2013-02-121302340017ND
2013-02-121302340018ND
2013-02-121302340019ND
2013-02-1213023400202.00 ppb
2013-02-121302340021ND
2013-02-121302340022ND
2013-02-121302340023ND
2013-06-03Q13018270052.90 ppb
2013-06-03Q13018270063.20 ppb
2013-06-03Q1301827007ND
2013-06-03Q1301827008ND
2013-06-03Q13018270093.30 ppb
2013-06-03Q1301827010ND
2013-06-03Q1301827011ND
2013-06-03Q13018270123.30 ppb
2013-08-29Q13065820013.40 ppb
2013-08-29Q13065820023.80 ppb
2013-08-29Q1306582003ND
2013-08-29Q1306582004ND
2013-08-29Q13065820053.00 ppb
2013-08-29Q1306582006ND
2013-08-29Q1306582007ND
2013-08-29Q13065820083.50 ppb
2013-11-18Q1313680001ND
2013-11-18Q1313680002ND
2013-11-18Q1313680003ND
2013-11-18Q1313680004ND
2013-11-18Q1313680005ND
2013-11-18Q1313680006ND
2013-11-18Q1313680007ND
2013-11-18Q1313680008ND
2014-02-26AC44767ND
2014-02-26AC44772ND
2014-02-26AC44766ND
2014-02-26AC44770ND
2014-02-26AC44769ND
2014-02-26AC44773ND
2014-02-26AC44771ND
2014-02-26AC44768ND
2014-06-04AC56012ND
2014-06-04AC56034ND
2014-06-04AC56021ND
2014-06-04AC56023ND
2014-06-04AC56022ND
2014-06-04AC56016ND
2014-06-04AC56015ND
2014-06-04AC56013ND
2014-09-25AC68300ND
2014-09-25AC68301ND
2014-09-25AC68309ND
2014-09-25AC68303ND
2014-09-25AC68299ND
2014-09-25AC68310ND
2014-09-25AC68304ND
2014-09-25AC68302ND
2014-12-05AC73719ND
2014-12-05AC73712ND
2014-12-05AC73714ND
2014-12-05AC73716ND
2014-12-05AC73717ND
2014-12-05AC73713ND
2014-12-05AC73718ND
2014-12-05AC73715ND
2015-03-05AC82682ND
2015-03-05AC82685ND
2015-03-05AC82715ND
2015-03-05AC82716ND
2015-03-05AC82714ND
2015-03-05AC82683ND
2015-03-05AC82684ND
2015-03-05AC82717ND
2015-06-11AC95789ND
2015-06-11AC957862.50 ppb
2015-06-11AC957872.00 ppb
2015-06-11AC95794ND
2015-06-11AC95785ND
2015-06-11AC95788ND
2015-06-11AC95790ND
2015-06-11AC95792ND
2015-09-15AD07093ND
2015-09-15AD07095ND
2015-09-15AD07087ND
2015-09-15AD07092ND
2015-09-15AD07103ND
2015-09-15AD07096ND
2015-09-15AD07097ND
2015-09-15AD07094ND
2015-12-10AD16475ND
2015-12-10AD16485ND
2015-12-10AD16486ND
2015-12-10AD16478ND
2015-12-10AD16492ND
2015-12-10AD16479ND
2015-12-10AD16491ND
2015-12-10AD16477ND
2016-02-09AD22679ND
2016-02-09AD22683ND
2016-02-09AD22681ND
2016-02-09AD22684ND
2016-02-09AD22682ND
2016-02-09AD22702ND
2016-02-09AD22685ND
2016-02-09AD22698ND
2016-04-21AD33745ND
2016-04-21AD33740ND
2016-04-21AD33744ND
2016-04-21AD33741ND
2016-04-21AD33742ND
2016-04-21AD33743ND
2016-04-21AD33746ND
2016-04-21AD33747ND
2016-09-09AD48617ND
2016-09-09AD48618ND
2016-09-09AD48611ND
2016-09-09AD48609ND
2016-09-09AD48607ND
2016-09-09AD48612ND
2016-09-09AD48624ND
2016-09-09AD48610ND
2016-10-27AD55067ND
2016-10-27AD55056ND
2016-10-27AD55064ND
2016-10-27AD55063ND
2016-10-27AD55061ND
2016-10-27AD55057ND
2016-10-27AD55059ND
2016-10-27AD55060ND
2016-10-27AD55062ND
2016-10-27AD55065ND
2016-10-27AD55058ND
2016-10-27AD55066ND
2017-01-23AD66034ND
2017-01-23AD66027ND
2017-01-23AD66015ND
2017-01-23AD66028ND
2017-01-23AD66029ND
2017-01-23AD66037ND
2017-01-23AD66038ND
2017-01-23AD66030ND
2017-04-05AD78483ND
2017-04-05AD78478ND
2017-04-05AD78476ND
2017-04-05AD78475ND
2017-04-05AD78486ND
2017-04-05AD78484ND
2017-04-05AD78480ND
2017-04-05AD78472ND
2017-07-06AD88465ND
2017-07-06AD88463ND
2017-07-06AD88464ND
2017-07-06AD88460ND
2017-07-06AD88461ND
2017-07-06AD88466ND
2017-07-06AD88462ND
2017-07-06AD88459ND
2017-10-13AE00652ND
2017-10-13AE00653ND
2017-10-13AE00654ND
2017-10-13AE00655ND
2017-10-13AE00656ND
2017-10-13AE00657ND
2017-10-13AE00658ND
2017-10-13AE00659ND