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Bromoform

Brattleboro Water Department

Bromoform, one of the total trihalomethanes (TTHMs), is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Bromoform and other disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy. Click here to read more about disinfection byproducts.

 

105

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND180ND
2011ND150ND
2012ND180ND
2013ND180ND
2014ND180ND
2015ND180ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 0.5 ppb

The health guideline of 0.5 ppb for bromoform was proposed in 2018 by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a one-in-a-million lifetime risk of cancer. Values greater than one-in-a-million cancer risk level can result in increased cancer cases above one in a million people.

ppb = parts per billion.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level Goal (MCLG)0 ppb

A non-enforceable federal health guideline. For cancer-causing chemicals, these health goals are typically set to zero.

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-03-021003-02527001ND
2010-03-021003-02527002ND
2010-03-0310013701ND
2010-03-0310014101ND
2010-03-0310015001ND
2010-03-0310014901ND
2010-06-2910285601ND
2010-06-2910285701ND
2010-06-2910285501ND
2010-06-2910285401ND
2010-08-2510475301ND
2010-08-2510475201ND
2010-08-2510475501ND
2010-08-2510475401ND
2010-11-171002662-01ND
2010-11-171002663-01ND
2010-11-171002661-01ND
2010-11-171002664-01ND
2011-02-1511V152ND
2011-02-1511V151ND
2011-02-221101922-01ND
2011-02-221101929-01ND
2011-02-221101921-01ND
2011-02-221101926-01ND
2011-05-0499369.01ND
2011-08-0912V035ND
2011-08-0912V036ND
2011-08-0912V037ND
2011-08-0912V038ND
2011-11-30105775.01ND
2011-11-30105775.02ND
2011-11-30105775.03ND
2011-11-30105775.04ND
2012-02-141202047-01ND
2012-02-141202048-01ND
2012-02-15107811.01ND
2012-02-15107811.02ND
2012-02-15107811.03ND
2012-02-15107811.04ND
2012-05-16110501.01ND
2012-05-16110500.01ND
2012-05-16110499.01ND
2012-05-16110498.01ND
2012-08-14113320.01ND
2012-08-14113320.02ND
2012-08-14113320.03ND
2012-08-14113320.04ND
2012-11-191211127-01ND
2012-11-191211127-02ND
2012-11-191211127-03ND
2012-11-191211127-04ND
2013-03-051303025-01ND
2013-03-051303025-06ND
2013-03-051303025-05ND
2013-03-051303025-04ND
2013-03-051303025-03ND
2013-03-051303025-02ND
2013-05-151305-08041-001ND
2013-05-151305-08041-002ND
2013-05-151305-08041-003ND
2013-05-151305-08041-004ND
2013-08-071308-15052-001ND
2013-08-071308-15052-002ND
2013-08-071308-15052-003ND
2013-08-071308-15052-004ND
2013-11-201311-23422-001ND
2013-11-201311-23422-003ND
2013-11-201311-23422-005ND
2013-11-201311-23422-007ND
2014-02-111402-02568-001ND
2014-02-111402-02568-002ND
2014-02-241402-03354-001ND
2014-02-241402-03354-003ND
2014-02-241402-03354-005ND
2014-02-241402-03354-007ND
2014-05-191405-09192-001ND
2014-05-191405-09192-003ND
2014-05-191405-09192-005ND
2014-05-191405-09192-007ND
2014-08-111408-16146-001ND
2014-08-111408-16146-003ND
2014-08-111408-16146-005ND
2014-08-111408-16146-007ND
2014-12-081412-25342-001ND
2014-12-081412-25342-003ND
2014-12-081412-25343-005ND
2014-12-081412-25343-007ND
2015-02-101502-02448-001ND
2015-02-101502-02448-003ND
2015-02-101502-02448-005ND
2015-02-101502-02448-007ND
2015-02-101502-02507-001ND
2015-02-101502-02507-002ND
2015-05-181505-09162-001ND
2015-05-181505-09162-003ND
2015-05-181505-09162-005ND
2015-05-181505-09162-007ND
2015-08-111508-16658-001ND
2015-08-111508-16658-003ND
2015-08-111508-16658-005ND
2015-08-111508-16658-007ND
2015-11-171511-24837-001ND
2015-11-171511-24837-003ND
2015-11-171511-24837-005ND
2015-11-171511-24837-007ND