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Bromochloroacetic acid

West Wise Special Utility District

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.

 

48

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

46

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
201212.2 ppb886.30 ppb - 14.2 ppb
201311.3 ppb889.60 ppb - 14.5 ppb
201413.5 ppb889.30 ppb - 18.2 ppb
201510.3 ppb86ND - 21.1 ppb
201613.9 ppb886.90 ppb - 18.0 ppb
201718.4 ppb8812.6 ppb - 39.4 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
2012-02-2812027420076.30 ppb
2012-02-28120274200610.6 ppb
2012-05-03120515000412.1 ppb
2012-05-03120515000312.9 ppb
2012-08-08120846000614.0 ppb
2012-08-08120846000513.7 ppb
2012-11-14121152500314.2 ppb
2012-11-14121152500413.4 ppb
2013-02-0413020590129.60 ppb
2013-02-04130205901110.00 ppb
2013-06-17Q130241800211.9 ppb
2013-06-17Q130241800114.5 ppb
2013-09-17Q130737900112.3 ppb
2013-09-17Q130737900211.6 ppb
2013-12-23Q131925500210.9 ppb
2013-12-23Q13192550019.80 ppb
2014-03-19Q140900100413.5 ppb
2014-03-19Q140900100513.5 ppb
2014-06-24Q142342400218.2 ppb
2014-06-24Q142342400114.1 ppb
2014-09-24Q144742200513.7 ppb
2014-09-24Q144742200413.6 ppb
2014-12-08Q145893300212.3 ppb
2014-12-08Q14589330019.30 ppb
2015-03-23Q151086100612.9 ppb
2015-03-23Q151086100511.7 ppb
2015-06-11Q152167900312.5 ppb
2015-06-11Q152167900212.2 ppb
2015-09-10Q1535194005ND
2015-09-10Q1535194004ND
2015-11-30Q154707100112.3 ppb
2015-11-30Q154707100221.1 ppb
2016-03-17Q161114000512.8 ppb
2016-03-17Q161114000412.2 ppb
2016-06-21Q162542700114.7 ppb
2016-06-21Q162542700218.0 ppb
2016-09-08Q163641700517.4 ppb
2016-09-08Q16364170046.90 ppb
2016-12-06Q165327600215.7 ppb
2016-12-06Q165327600113.7 ppb
2017-02-27Q170832400412.6 ppb
2017-02-27Q170832400514.0 ppb
2017-05-16Q171992800116.9 ppb
2017-05-16Q171992800239.4 ppb
2017-09-25Q174633300516.8 ppb
2017-09-25Q174633300415.9 ppb
2017-12-14Q176617400216.8 ppb
2017-12-14Q176617400114.8 ppb