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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monochloroacetic acid

De Pere Water Department

NOTE: De Pere Water Department purchases water from Central Brown Co. Water Authority which is required to test for monochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Central Brown Co. Water Authority.

Monochloroacetic 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.

 

20

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND40ND
20140.134 ppb163ND - 0.790 ppb
2015ND120ND
2016ND170ND
2017ND160ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: De Pere Water Department purchases water from Central Brown Co. Water Authority which is required to test for monochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Central Brown Co. Water Authority.

Date Lab ID Result
2014-01-154010407-0312.1 ppb
2014-01-154010407-0421.9 ppb
2014-01-154010407-0221.1 ppb
2014-01-154010407-0112.1 ppb
2014-04-15780546ND
2014-04-15780547ND
2014-04-15780548ND
2014-04-15780545ND
2014-07-09801957ND
2014-07-09801958ND
2014-07-09801956ND
2014-07-09801959ND
2014-10-07823886ND
2014-10-07823889ND
2014-10-07823887ND
2014-10-07823888ND
2015-01-13838751ND
2015-01-13838754ND
2015-01-13838753ND
2015-01-13838752ND