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Dibromoacetic acid

West Wise Special Utility District

Dibromoacetic 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)

32

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20122.78 ppb85ND - 5.60 ppb
20133.89 ppb86ND - 6.30 ppb
20146.40 ppb885.50 ppb - 7.50 ppb
20151.48 ppb82ND - 6.50 ppb
20161.06 ppb83ND - 3.20 ppb
20175.53 ppb882.70 ppb - 8.50 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.04 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.04 ppb for dibromoacetic 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
2012-02-281202742007ND
2012-02-2812027420063.60 ppb
2012-05-031205150004ND
2012-05-0312051500033.80 ppb
2012-08-081208460006ND
2012-08-0812084600053.80 ppb
2012-11-1412115250035.60 ppb
2012-11-1412115250045.40 ppb
2013-02-0413020590124.00 ppb
2013-02-0413020590114.30 ppb
2013-06-17Q1302418002ND
2013-06-17Q13024180016.30 ppb
2013-09-17Q13073790015.60 ppb
2013-09-17Q1307379002ND
2013-12-23Q13192550025.60 ppb
2013-12-23Q13192550015.30 ppb
2014-03-19Q14090010045.90 ppb
2014-03-19Q14090010055.90 ppb
2014-06-24Q14234240026.70 ppb
2014-06-24Q14234240015.50 ppb
2014-09-24Q14474220057.50 ppb
2014-09-24Q14474220047.40 ppb
2014-12-08Q14589330026.50 ppb
2014-12-08Q14589330015.80 ppb
2015-03-23Q15108610066.50 ppb
2015-03-23Q15108610055.30 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
2016-09-08Q16364170052.70 ppb
2016-09-08Q1636417004ND
2016-12-06Q16532760023.20 ppb
2016-12-06Q16532760012.60 ppb
2017-02-27Q17083240042.70 ppb
2017-02-27Q17083240052.70 ppb
2017-05-16Q17199280018.50 ppb
2017-05-16Q17199280028.50 ppb
2017-09-25Q17463330055.00 ppb
2017-09-25Q17463330045.10 ppb
2017-12-14Q17661740026.10 ppb
2017-12-14Q17661740015.60 ppb