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Monobromoacetic acid

West Wise Special Utility District

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.

 

48

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.838 ppb83ND - 3.00 ppb
20130.775 ppb84ND - 1.70 ppb
20141.03 ppb85ND - 2.30 ppb
20150.425 ppb82ND - 1.80 ppb
2016ND80ND
20170.250 ppb81ND - 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
2012-02-281202742007ND
2012-02-281202742006ND
2012-05-0312051500041.80 ppb
2012-05-031205150003ND
2012-08-0812084600063.00 ppb
2012-08-081208460005ND
2012-11-141211525003ND
2012-11-1412115250041.90 ppb
2013-02-0413020590121.60 ppb
2013-02-0413020590111.40 ppb
2013-06-17Q1302418002ND
2013-06-17Q1302418001ND
2013-09-17Q1307379001ND
2013-09-17Q13073790021.70 ppb
2013-12-23Q1319255002ND
2013-12-23Q13192550011.50 ppb
2014-03-19Q14090010041.50 ppb
2014-03-19Q14090010052.30 ppb
2014-06-24Q1423424002ND
2014-06-24Q14234240011.000 ppb
2014-09-24Q14474220051.30 ppb
2014-09-24Q1447422004ND
2014-12-08Q1458933002ND
2014-12-08Q14589330012.10 ppb
2015-03-23Q15108610061.80 ppb
2015-03-23Q15108610051.60 ppb
2015-06-11Q1521679003ND
2015-06-11Q1521679002ND
2015-09-10Q1535194005ND
2015-09-10Q1535194004ND
2015-11-30Q1547071001ND
2015-11-30Q1547071002ND
2016-03-17Q1611140005ND
2016-03-17Q1611140004ND
2016-06-21Q1625427001ND
2016-06-21Q1625427002ND
2016-09-08Q1636417005ND
2016-09-08Q1636417004ND
2016-12-06Q1653276002ND
2016-12-06Q1653276001ND
2017-02-27Q1708324004ND
2017-02-27Q1708324005ND
2017-05-16Q17199280012.00 ppb
2017-05-16Q1719928002ND
2017-09-25Q1746333005ND
2017-09-25Q1746333004ND
2017-12-14Q1766174002ND
2017-12-14Q1766174001ND