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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

Longview Water Department

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.

 

86

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

1

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND120ND
2013ND100ND
2014ND160ND
2015ND160ND
20160.0750 ppb161ND - 1.20 ppb
2017ND160ND

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
2012-03-1423433ND
2012-03-1423434ND
2012-03-1423431ND
2012-03-1423432ND
2012-05-1546351ND
2012-05-1546354ND
2012-05-1546352ND
2012-05-1546353ND
2012-11-2819002ND
2012-11-2819003ND
2012-11-2819004ND
2012-11-2819001ND
2013-02-2717031ND
2013-02-2717032ND
2013-02-2717033ND
2013-02-2717034ND
2013-05-3050921ND
2013-10-0307031ND
2013-12-1937561ND
2013-12-1937564ND
2013-12-1937563ND
2013-12-1937562ND
2014-03-1023833ND
2014-03-1023832ND
2014-03-1023834ND
2014-03-1023831ND
2014-05-1247234ND
2014-05-1247231ND
2014-05-1247232ND
2014-05-1247233ND
2014-08-1184591ND
2014-08-1184594ND
2014-08-1184592ND
2014-08-1184593ND
2014-12-1842062ND
2014-12-1842063ND
2014-12-1842064ND
2014-12-1842061ND
2015-03-0422194ND
2015-03-0422192ND
2015-03-0422191ND
2015-03-0422193ND
2015-05-1953663ND
2015-05-1953661ND
2015-05-1953662ND
2015-06-2569151ND
2015-09-2305774ND
2015-09-2305772ND
2015-09-2305771ND
2015-09-2305773ND
2015-12-0337793ND
2015-12-0337791ND
2015-12-0337792ND
2015-12-0337794ND
2016-02-231.20 ppb
2016-02-23ND
2016-02-23ND
2016-02-23ND
2016-06-21ND
2016-06-21ND
2016-06-21ND
2016-06-21ND
2016-09-27ND
2016-09-27ND
2016-09-27ND
2016-09-27ND
2016-11-22ND
2016-11-22ND
2016-11-22ND
2016-11-22ND
2017-03-09ND
2017-03-09ND
2017-03-09ND
2017-03-09ND
2017-07-17ND
2017-07-17ND
2017-07-17ND
2017-07-17ND
2017-09-07ND
2017-09-07ND
2017-09-07ND
2017-09-07ND
2017-12-21ND
2017-12-21ND
2017-12-21ND
2017-12-21ND