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Bromochloroacetic acid

City of Newark

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.

 

7

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
20130.367 ppb31ND - 1.10 ppb
20142.50 ppb112.50 ppb
2015ND10ND
20161.10 ppb111.10 ppb
20171.50 ppb111.50 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-07-16Q1303832001ND
2013-07-16Q13038320021.10 ppb
2013-07-16Q1303832003ND
2014-07-22Q14297840032.50 ppb
2015-09-09Q1535008018ND
2016-09-07Q16360170091.10 ppb
2017-06-01Q17234030031.50 ppb