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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

Logan City Water System

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.

 

15

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND30ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

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 Result
2012-08-15ND
2012-08-15ND
2012-08-15ND
2012-08-15ND
2013-08-07ND
2013-10-09ND
2013-10-09ND
2014-08-19ND
2014-08-19ND
2015-08-13ND
2015-08-13ND
2016-08-22ND
2016-08-22ND
2017-08-15ND
2017-08-15ND