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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Central Garage Water System

Monobromoacetic 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.

 

9

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND40ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND10ND
2017N/A00N/A
2018ND10ND
2019ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic acid was proposed in 2020 by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk.. This health guideline protects against muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-08-13E140600060ND
2014-08-13E140606809ND
2014-12-08E140902340ND
2014-12-10E140902338ND
2015-06-10VA010-DCLSND
2015-08-12VA010-DCLSND
2016-08-03E160604413ND
2018-08-15E180505287ND
2019-09-10E190603357ND