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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

East Carbon City

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.

 

31

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20121.10 ppb111.10 ppb
2013ND40ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND80ND
2016ND80ND
2017ND80ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2012-08-231.10 ppb
2013-09-25ND
2013-09-25ND
2013-10-08ND
2013-10-08ND
2014-01-06ND
2014-01-06ND
2015-03-24ND
2015-03-24ND
2015-05-12ND
2015-05-12ND
2015-08-25ND
2015-08-25ND
2015-11-25ND
2015-11-25ND
2016-04-05ND
2016-04-05ND
2016-06-06ND
2016-06-06ND
2016-09-12ND
2016-09-12ND
2016-12-12ND
2016-12-12ND
2017-03-06ND
2017-03-06ND
2017-06-12ND
2017-06-12ND
2017-09-11ND
2017-09-11ND
2017-12-04ND
2017-12-04ND