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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

De Pere Water Department

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

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.

 

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
20130.760 ppb440.340 ppb - 0.930 ppb
20140.772 ppb1614ND - 1.30 ppb
20150.809 ppb1210ND - 1.40 ppb
20160.665 ppb1716ND - 1.30 ppb
20170.890 ppb16160.220 ppb - 1.50 ppb

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 dibromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Central Brown Co. Water Authority.

Date Lab ID Result
2014-01-154010407-010.689 ppb
2014-01-154010407-041.39 ppb
2014-01-154010407-021.38 ppb
2014-01-154010407-030.791 ppb
2014-04-157805461.20 ppb
2014-04-157805471.20 ppb
2014-04-157805481.20 ppb
2014-04-157805451.10 ppb
2014-07-098019570.960 ppb
2014-07-098019580.930 ppb
2014-07-098019590.900 ppb
2014-07-098019560.890 ppb
2014-10-078238880.820 ppb
2014-10-078238890.720 ppb
2014-10-078238870.700 ppb
2014-10-078238860.680 ppb
2015-01-138387541.10 ppb
2015-01-138387531.20 ppb
2015-01-138387511.20 ppb
2015-01-138387521.20 ppb