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Monochloroacetic acid

Bennington Water Department

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.

 

96

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20100.800 ppb167ND - 2.20 ppb
20111.28 ppb167ND - 5.00 ppb
20120.169 ppb161ND - 2.70 ppb
2013ND160ND
2014ND160ND
2015ND160ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-02-2399964011.000 ppb
2010-02-239996701ND
2010-02-239996501ND
2010-02-239996601ND
2010-05-11101/38011.80 ppb
2010-05-11101836012.20 ppb
2010-05-11101840011.70 ppb
2010-05-11101834012.10 ppb
2010-08-1010433801ND
2010-08-1010432601ND
2010-08-1010433001ND
2010-08-1010433701ND
2010-11-091002355-01ND
2010-11-091002352-01ND
2010-11-091002353-011.80 ppb
2010-11-091002356-012.20 ppb
2011-02-091101514-01ND
2011-02-091101512-01ND
2011-02-091101511-011.50 ppb
2011-02-091101509-01ND
2011-05-1199629.032.00 ppb
2011-05-1199629.024.00 ppb
2011-05-1199629.013.00 ppb
2011-05-25100004.015.00 ppb
2011-08-09102386.013.00 ppb
2011-08-09102384.01ND
2011-08-09102385.01ND
2011-08-09102383.01ND
2011-11-29105776.042.00 ppb
2011-11-29105776.03ND
2011-11-29105776.02ND
2011-11-29105776.01ND
2012-02-14107810.01ND
2012-02-14107810.02ND
2012-02-14107810.04ND
2012-02-14107810.03ND
2012-05-01110029.01ND
2012-05-01110027.01ND
2012-05-01110028.01ND
2012-05-01110026.01ND
2012-07-24112616.01ND
2012-07-24112616.02ND
2012-07-24112616.03ND
2012-07-24112616.042.70 ppb
2012-11-13116186.03ND
2012-11-13116186.02ND
2012-11-13116186.01ND
2012-11-131213511-01ND
2013-02-131302062-04ND
2013-02-131302062-03ND
2013-02-131302062-02ND
2013-02-131302062-01ND
2013-05-201305-08422-001ND
2013-05-201305-08422-002ND
2013-05-201305-08422-003ND
2013-05-201305-08422-004ND
2013-08-121308-15497-004ND
2013-08-121308-15497-003ND
2013-08-121308-15497-002ND
2013-08-121308-15497-001ND
2013-11-111311-22696-002ND
2013-11-111311-22696-004ND
2013-11-111311-22696-006ND
2013-11-111311-22696-008ND
2014-02-101402-02505-008ND
2014-02-101402-02505-006ND
2014-02-101402-02505-004ND
2014-02-101402-02505-002ND
2014-05-191405-09199-002ND
2014-05-191405-09199-004ND
2014-05-191405-09199-006ND
2014-05-191405-09199-008ND
2014-08-111408-16145-002ND
2014-08-111408-16145-004ND
2014-08-111408-16145-006ND
2014-08-111408-16145-008ND
2014-11-101411-23482-008ND
2014-11-101411-23482-007ND
2014-11-101411-23482-006ND
2014-11-101411-23482-005ND
2015-02-091502-02283-002ND
2015-02-091502-02283-004ND
2015-02-091502-02283-006ND
2015-02-091502-02283-008ND
2015-05-041505-07997-002ND
2015-05-041505-07997-004ND
2015-05-041505-07997-006ND
2015-05-041505-07997-008ND
2015-08-261508-18259-002ND
2015-08-261508-18259-004ND
2015-08-261508-18259-008ND
2015-08-261508-18259-006ND
2015-11-091511-24278-002ND
2015-11-091511-24278-008ND
2015-11-091511-24278-006ND
2015-11-091511-24278-004ND