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Dibromoacetic acid

Arlington County

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.

 

111

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

20

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND80ND
2013ND80ND
2014ND230ND
20150.631 ppb167ND - 1.70 ppb
20160.259 ppb327ND - 1.40 ppb
20170.213 ppb326ND - 1.30 ppb

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 Lab ID Result
2013-11-121311077-009HND
2013-11-121311077-001HND
2013-11-121311077-006HND
2013-11-121311077-003HND
2013-11-121311077-008HND
2013-11-121311077-007HND
2013-11-12131077-002HND
2013-11-12131077-005HND
2014-02-111402075-009HAAND
2014-02-111402075-007HAAND
2014-02-111402075-006HAAND
2014-02-111402075-002HAAND
2014-02-111402075-001HAAND
2014-02-111402075-005HAAND
2014-02-111402075-003HAAND
2014-02-111402075-008HAAND
2014-08-131408099-003HAAND
2014-08-131408099-002HAAND
2014-08-131408099-006HAAND
2014-08-131408099-007HAAND
2014-08-131408099-001HAAND
2014-08-131408099-005HAAND
2014-08-131408099-009HAAND
2014-11-121411081-009HAAND
2014-11-121411081-005HAAND
2014-11-121411081-001HAAND
2014-11-121411081-008HAAND
2014-11-121411081-002HAAND
2014-11-121411081-006HAAND
2014-11-121411081-003HAAND
2014-11-121411081-007HAAND
2015-08-1100425-WASHINGTON1.70 ppb
2015-08-1100425-WASHINGTON1.50 ppb
2015-08-1100425-WASHINGTON1.50 ppb
2015-08-1100425-WASHINGTON1.40 ppb
2015-08-1100425-WASHINGTON1.40 ppb
2015-08-1100425-WASHINGTON1.30 ppb
2015-08-1100425-WASHINGTON1.30 ppb
2015-08-1100425-WASHINGTONND
2015-11-0900425-WASHINGTONND
2015-11-0900425-WASHINGTONND
2015-11-0900425-WASHINGTONND
2015-11-0900425-WASHINGTONND
2015-11-1000425-WASHINGTONND
2015-11-1000425-WASHINGTONND
2015-11-1000425-WASHINGTONND
2015-11-1000425-WASHINGTONND
2016-02-091602076-003HAAND
2016-02-091602076-005HAAND
2016-02-091602076-006HAAND
2016-02-091602076-007HAAND
2016-02-091602076-008HAAND
2016-02-091602076-009HAAND
2016-02-091602076-001HAAND
2016-02-091602076-002HAAND
2016-05-101605080-001HAAND
2016-05-101605080-002HAAND
2016-05-101605080-003HAAND
2016-05-101605080-004HAAND
2016-05-101605080-005HAAND
2016-05-101605080-006HAAND
2016-05-101605080-007HAAND
2016-05-101605080-008HAAND
2016-08-091608071-005HAA1.40 ppb
2016-08-091608071-002HAA1.20 ppb
2016-08-091608071-003HAA1.20 ppb
2016-08-091608071-007HAA1.20 ppb
2016-08-091608071-006HAA1.10 ppb
2016-08-091608071-008HAA1.10 ppb
2016-08-091608071-009HAA1.10 ppb
2016-08-091608071-001HAAND
2016-11-071611049-001HAAND
2016-11-071611049-002HAAND
2016-11-071611049-003HAAND
2016-11-071611049-005HAAND
2016-11-071611049-006HAAND
2016-11-071611049-007HAAND
2016-11-071611049-008HAAND
2016-11-071611049-009HAAND
2017-02-141702105-016HAA1.000 ppb
2017-02-141702105-002HAAND
2017-02-141702105-004HAAND
2017-02-141702105-006HAAND
2017-02-141702105-010HAAND
2017-02-141702105-012HAAND
2017-02-141702105-014HAAND
2017-02-141702105-018HAAND
2017-05-161705130-001HAAND
2017-05-161705130-002HAAND
2017-05-161705130-003HAAND
2017-05-161705130-005HAAND
2017-05-161705130-006HAAND
2017-05-161705130-007HAAND
2017-05-161705130-008HAAND
2017-05-161705130-009HAAND
2017-08-151708111-009HAAS1.30 ppb
2017-08-151708111-006HAAS1.20 ppb
2017-08-151708111-008HAAS1.20 ppb
2017-08-151708111-001HAAS1.10 ppb
2017-08-151708111-007HAAS1.000 ppb
2017-08-151708111-002HAASND
2017-08-151708111-003HAASND
2017-08-151708111-005HAASND
2017-11-131711082-001HAASND
2017-11-131711082-002HAASND
2017-11-131711082-003HAASND
2017-11-131711082-005HAASND
2017-11-131711082-006HAASND
2017-11-131711082-007HAASND
2017-11-131711082-008HAASND
2017-11-131711082-009HAASND