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Bromochloroacetic acid

City of Georgetown

Bromochloroacetic acid is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Bromochloroacetic acid and other disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy.

 

184

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

153

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20124.25 ppb2017ND - 8.40 ppb
20133.92 ppb3229ND - 6.90 ppb
20142.85 ppb3226ND - 6.40 ppb
20153.49 ppb3222ND - 9.20 ppb
20164.28 ppb3627ND - 9.70 ppb
20175.89 ppb32324.10 ppb - 8.10 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.02 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.02 ppb for bromochloroacetic 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
2012-01-19AB782001.000 ppb
2012-01-19AB781964.90 ppb
2012-01-19AB781995.20 ppb
2012-01-19AB781975.00 ppb
2012-04-12AB86782ND
2012-04-12AB867802.30 ppb
2012-04-12AB867836.70 ppb
2012-04-12AB867816.10 ppb
2012-07-12AB951471.20 ppb
2012-07-12AB95146ND
2012-07-12AB951487.50 ppb
2012-07-12AB951497.80 ppb
2012-12-1112124260097.70 ppb
2012-12-1112124260108.40 ppb
2012-12-1112124260112.50 ppb
2012-12-1112124260121.10 ppb
2012-12-1112124260137.90 ppb
2012-12-111212426014ND
2012-12-1112124260151.70 ppb
2012-12-1112124260167.90 ppb
2013-02-1213023400166.00 ppb
2013-02-1213023400176.50 ppb
2013-02-1213023400183.20 ppb
2013-02-1213023400191.40 ppb
2013-02-1213023400206.00 ppb
2013-02-1213023400212.20 ppb
2013-02-1213023400225.50 ppb
2013-02-1213023400235.70 ppb
2013-06-03Q13018270054.30 ppb
2013-06-03Q13018270066.60 ppb
2013-06-03Q13018270071.000 ppb
2013-06-03Q13018270081.40 ppb
2013-06-03Q13018270096.90 ppb
2013-06-03Q1301827010ND
2013-06-03Q13018270111.50 ppb
2013-06-03Q13018270126.80 ppb
2013-08-29Q13065820015.70 ppb
2013-08-29Q13065820026.20 ppb
2013-08-29Q13065820031.000 ppb
2013-08-29Q13065820042.10 ppb
2013-08-29Q13065820056.00 ppb
2013-08-29Q1306582006ND
2013-08-29Q13065820075.40 ppb
2013-08-29Q13065820085.60 ppb
2013-11-18Q13136800014.90 ppb
2013-11-18Q13136800026.30 ppb
2013-11-18Q13136800031.50 ppb
2013-11-18Q13136800041.80 ppb
2013-11-18Q13136800056.20 ppb
2013-11-18Q1313680006ND
2013-11-18Q13136800071.50 ppb
2013-11-18Q13136800086.30 ppb
2014-02-26AC447674.50 ppb
2014-02-26AC447725.50 ppb
2014-02-26AC447661.10 ppb
2014-02-26AC44770ND
2014-02-26AC447695.20 ppb
2014-02-26AC447731.000 ppb
2014-02-26AC447716.30 ppb
2014-02-26AC447684.80 ppb
2014-06-04AC560124.40 ppb
2014-06-04AC560346.40 ppb
2014-06-04AC560211.10 ppb
2014-06-04AC560231.80 ppb
2014-06-04AC560221.10 ppb
2014-06-04AC56016ND
2014-06-04AC560154.30 ppb
2014-06-04AC560131.10 ppb
2014-09-25AC683004.60 ppb
2014-09-25AC683015.40 ppb
2014-09-25AC683091.50 ppb
2014-09-25AC683031.60 ppb
2014-09-25AC682994.90 ppb
2014-09-25AC68310ND
2014-09-25AC683042.00 ppb
2014-09-25AC683025.30 ppb
2014-12-05AC737192.10 ppb
2014-12-05AC737124.50 ppb
2014-12-05AC73714ND
2014-12-05AC73716ND
2014-12-05AC737173.80 ppb
2014-12-05AC73713ND
2014-12-05AC737182.80 ppb
2014-12-05AC737154.20 ppb
2015-03-05AC826826.10 ppb
2015-03-05AC826856.00 ppb
2015-03-05AC82715ND
2015-03-05AC82716ND
2015-03-05AC827143.70 ppb
2015-03-05AC82683ND
2015-03-05AC826844.00 ppb
2015-03-05AC827174.40 ppb
2015-06-11AC957893.50 ppb
2015-06-11AC957868.60 ppb
2015-06-11AC957871.50 ppb
2015-06-11AC957941.20 ppb
2015-06-11AC957859.20 ppb
2015-06-11AC95788ND
2015-06-11AC957901.20 ppb
2015-06-11AC957926.90 ppb
2015-09-15AD070937.70 ppb
2015-09-15AD070957.30 ppb
2015-09-15AD07087ND
2015-09-15AD070921.000 ppb
2015-09-15AD071036.70 ppb
2015-09-15AD07096ND
2015-09-15AD070971.000 ppb
2015-09-15AD070945.50 ppb
2015-12-10AD164756.20 ppb
2015-12-10AD164856.80 ppb
2015-12-10AD16486ND
2015-12-10AD16478ND
2015-12-10AD164926.00 ppb
2015-12-10AD16479ND
2015-12-10AD16491ND
2015-12-10AD164777.20 ppb
2016-02-09AD226795.90 ppb
2016-02-09AD226835.50 ppb
2016-02-09AD22681ND
2016-02-09AD22684ND
2016-02-09AD226825.60 ppb
2016-02-09AD22702ND
2016-02-09AD22685ND
2016-02-09AD226985.50 ppb
2016-04-21AD337451.30 ppb
2016-04-21AD337407.40 ppb
2016-04-21AD33744ND
2016-04-21AD337411.000 ppb
2016-04-21AD337427.50 ppb
2016-04-21AD33743ND
2016-04-21AD337461.10 ppb
2016-04-21AD337476.50 ppb
2016-09-09AD486179.70 ppb
2016-09-09AD486188.50 ppb
2016-09-09AD486113.30 ppb
2016-09-09AD486091.10 ppb
2016-09-09AD486077.70 ppb
2016-09-09AD48612ND
2016-09-09AD486247.30 ppb
2016-09-09AD486106.70 ppb
2016-10-27AD550676.40 ppb
2016-10-27AD550565.90 ppb
2016-10-27AD550644.90 ppb
2016-10-27AD55063ND
2016-10-27AD550616.10 ppb
2016-10-27AD55057ND
2016-10-27AD550594.20 ppb
2016-10-27AD550606.30 ppb
2016-10-27AD550628.00 ppb
2016-10-27AD550656.00 ppb
2016-10-27AD550587.30 ppb
2016-10-27AD550667.40 ppb
2017-01-23AD660344.60 ppb
2017-01-23AD660276.60 ppb
2017-01-23AD660155.80 ppb
2017-01-23AD660285.60 ppb
2017-01-23AD660296.40 ppb
2017-01-23AD660375.70 ppb
2017-01-23AD660386.80 ppb
2017-01-23AD660308.10 ppb
2017-04-05AD784834.30 ppb
2017-04-05AD784785.40 ppb
2017-04-05AD784765.60 ppb
2017-04-05AD784755.90 ppb
2017-04-05AD784865.90 ppb
2017-04-05AD784846.40 ppb
2017-04-05AD784806.10 ppb
2017-04-05AD784726.40 ppb
2017-07-06AD884654.10 ppb
2017-07-06AD884635.10 ppb
2017-07-06AD884646.40 ppb
2017-07-06AD884606.10 ppb
2017-07-06AD884617.10 ppb
2017-07-06AD884665.00 ppb
2017-07-06AD884624.30 ppb
2017-07-06AD884595.20 ppb
2017-10-13AE006525.50 ppb
2017-10-13AE006535.50 ppb
2017-10-13AE006545.50 ppb
2017-10-13AE006555.80 ppb
2017-10-13AE006567.10 ppb
2017-10-13AE006576.60 ppb
2017-10-13AE006587.10 ppb
2017-10-13AE006596.60 ppb