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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Glendale Waterworks

Monobromoacetic 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.

 

44

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20121.45 ppb43ND - 3.40 ppb
2013ND40ND
2014ND160ND
2015ND80ND
20160.349 ppb85ND - 1.000 ppb
20170.356 ppb85ND - 0.810 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic acid was proposed in 2020 by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk.. This health guideline protects against muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-12-03761156ND
2013-12-03761157ND
2013-12-03761161ND
2013-12-03761155ND
2014-03-06773486ND
2014-03-06773485ND
2014-03-06773484ND
2014-03-06773482ND
2014-06-03794126ND
2014-06-03794125ND
2014-06-03794127ND
2014-06-03794124ND
2014-09-02814998ND
2014-09-02814997ND
2014-09-02814996ND
2014-09-02814995ND
2014-12-02833584ND
2014-12-02833583ND
2014-12-02833585ND
2014-12-02833586ND
2015-03-03846028ND
2015-03-03846027ND
2015-06-03863510ND
2015-06-03863509ND
2015-09-01880147ND
2015-09-01880146ND
2015-12-02896183ND
2015-12-02896184ND
2016-03-07908346ND
2016-03-07908345ND
2016-06-01924005ND
2016-06-019240040.290 ppb
2016-08-309425670.400 ppb
2016-08-309425661.000 ppb
2016-11-309623000.550 ppb
2016-11-309623010.550 ppb
2017-03-06976167ND
2017-03-06976168ND
2017-06-05995412ND
2017-06-059954110.350 ppb
2017-08-3010149390.480 ppb
2017-08-3010149400.810 ppb
2017-11-2910312970.510 ppb
2017-11-2910312980.700 ppb