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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

Cross Valley Water District

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.

 

93

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

17

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20123.49 ppb134ND - 13.4 ppb
20130.150 ppb162ND - 1.30 ppb
20140.131 ppb162ND - 1.10 ppb
20150.206 ppb163ND - 1.20 ppb
20160.294 ppb164ND - 1.50 ppb
20170.163 ppb162ND - 1.60 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
2012-03-2010037ND
2012-05-310798010.1 ppb
2012-05-310797913.4 ppb
2012-05-310798212.9 ppb
2012-05-31079819.02 ppb
2012-07-0325590ND
2012-07-0325593ND
2012-07-0325591ND
2012-07-0325592ND
2012-10-0539956ND
2012-10-0539954ND
2012-10-0539955ND
2012-10-0539953ND
2013-01-0801283ND
2013-01-0801285ND
2013-01-0801284ND
2013-01-0801286ND
2013-04-0212639ND
2013-04-0212642ND
2013-04-0212641ND
2013-04-0212640ND
2013-07-0226889ND
2013-07-0226888ND
2013-07-0226887ND
2013-07-02268861.30 ppb
2013-10-07435921.10 ppb
2013-10-0743591ND
2013-10-0743593ND
2013-10-0743594ND
2014-01-0801441ND
2014-01-08041381.000 ppb
2014-01-0801440ND
2014-01-0801439ND
2014-04-0114263ND
2014-04-0114262ND
2014-04-0114264ND
2014-04-0114261ND
2014-07-0228968ND
2014-07-0228967ND
2014-07-0228966ND
2014-07-0228965ND
2014-10-07452721.10 ppb
2014-10-0745271ND
2014-10-0745273ND
2014-10-0745270ND
2015-01-0701099ND
2015-01-07010981.10 ppb
2015-01-0701101ND
2015-01-0701100ND
2015-04-07151291.20 ppb
2015-04-0715130ND
2015-04-0815131ND
2015-04-0815132ND
2015-07-2133591ND
2015-07-21335901.000 ppb
2015-07-2133593ND
2015-07-2133592ND
2015-10-0648846ND
2015-10-0648845ND
2015-10-0648847ND
2015-10-0648844ND
2016-01-20ND
2016-01-20ND
2016-01-20ND
2016-01-201.000 ppb
2016-04-061.50 ppb
2016-04-06ND
2016-04-06ND
2016-04-06ND
2016-07-121.000 ppb
2016-07-12ND
2016-07-12ND
2016-07-12ND
2016-10-031.20 ppb
2016-10-03ND
2016-10-03ND
2016-10-03ND
2017-01-09ND
2017-01-09ND
2017-01-09ND
2017-01-09ND
2017-04-05ND
2017-04-051.000 ppb
2017-04-05ND
2017-04-05ND
2017-07-06ND
2017-07-06ND
2017-07-06ND
2017-07-06ND
2017-10-02ND
2017-10-021.60 ppb
2017-10-02ND
2017-10-02ND