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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloroacetic acid

City of Port Angeles

Bromochloroacetic acid is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Bromochloroacetic acid and other disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy.

 

74

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

28

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
20130.240 ppb51ND - 1.20 ppb
20140.529 ppb177ND - 1.50 ppb
20150.663 ppb168ND - 1.70 ppb
20160.575 ppb167ND - 2.00 ppb
20170.356 ppb165ND - 1.40 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.02 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.02 ppb for bromochloroacetic 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
2012-01-0400687ND
2012-04-2615326ND
2012-07-0525589ND
2012-10-0339939ND
2013-01-0901465ND
2013-04-1114186ND
2013-08-2135719ND
2013-10-0242923ND
2013-10-02429241.20 ppb
2014-01-0200270ND
2014-01-1502630ND
2014-01-1502627ND
2014-01-1502629ND
2014-01-1502628ND
2014-04-10154021.10 ppb
2014-04-10154011.50 ppb
2014-04-1015400ND
2014-04-10153991.10 ppb
2014-07-17314391.20 ppb
2014-07-1731436ND
2014-07-1731438ND
2014-07-1731437ND
2014-10-15465551.50 ppb
2014-10-1546545ND
2014-10-15465561.40 ppb
2014-10-15465541.20 ppb
2015-01-1402343ND
2015-01-1402342ND
2015-01-14023411.60 ppb
2015-01-1402340ND
2015-04-15162651.50 ppb
2015-04-15162661.40 ppb
2015-04-1516264ND
2015-04-1516263ND
2015-07-16328111.10 ppb
2015-07-16328131.30 ppb
2015-07-16328121.70 ppb
2015-07-16328101.000 ppb
2015-10-1449743ND
2015-10-14497411.000 ppb
2015-10-1449740ND
2015-10-1449742ND
2016-01-271.10 ppb
2016-01-27ND
2016-01-271.10 ppb
2016-01-271.70 ppb
2016-05-041.000 ppb
2016-05-04ND
2016-05-041.10 ppb
2016-05-042.00 ppb
2016-07-28ND
2016-07-28ND
2016-07-28ND
2016-07-28ND
2016-10-06ND
2016-10-06ND
2016-10-06ND
2016-10-061.20 ppb
2017-02-151.10 ppb
2017-02-15ND
2017-02-15ND
2017-02-15ND
2017-05-101.000 ppb
2017-05-10ND
2017-05-101.10 ppb
2017-05-10ND
2017-08-02ND
2017-08-02ND
2017-08-02ND
2017-08-021.10 ppb
2017-10-11ND
2017-10-11ND
2017-10-11ND
2017-10-111.40 ppb