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Monochloroacetic acid

Farmington City Water System

Monochloroacetic 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.

 

44

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND40ND
2011ND40ND
2012ND80ND
2013ND120ND
2014ND80ND
2015ND80ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Result
2010-09-13ND
2010-09-13ND
2010-09-13ND
2010-09-13ND
2011-08-03ND
2011-08-03ND
2011-08-03ND
2011-08-03ND
2012-09-11ND
2012-09-11ND
2012-09-11ND
2012-09-11ND
2012-12-04ND
2012-12-04ND
2012-12-04ND
2012-12-04ND
2013-06-24ND
2013-06-24ND
2013-06-24ND
2013-06-24ND
2013-08-27ND
2013-08-27ND
2013-08-27ND
2013-08-27ND
2013-12-17ND
2013-12-17ND
2013-12-17ND
2013-12-17ND
2014-02-27ND
2014-02-27ND
2014-06-17ND
2014-06-17ND
2014-09-17ND
2014-09-17ND
2014-12-11ND
2014-12-11ND
2015-03-10ND
2015-03-10ND
2015-06-11ND
2015-06-11ND
2015-09-23ND
2015-09-23ND
2015-12-09ND
2015-12-09ND