2020: National Park (Tasmania) – Total Haloacetic Acid

National Park (Tasmania) – Total Haloacetic Acid’s

16/7/20: National Park (Tasmania) Total Haloacetic Acid (HAA7) 98 ug/L

28/10/20: National Park (Tasmania) Total Haloacetic Acid (HAA7) 122 ug/L

Australian Guidelines Trichloroacetic Acid 0.100mg/L, Dichloroacetic Acid 0.100mg/L

“Chloroacetic acids are produced in drinking water as by-products of the reaction between chlorine and naturally occurring humic and fulvic acids. Concentrations reported overseas range up to 0.16mg/L and are typically about half the chloroform concentration. The chloroacetic acids are used commercially as reagents or intermediates in the preparation of a wide variety of chemicals. Monochloroacetic acid can be used as a pre-emergent herbicide, dichloroacetic acid as an ingredient in some pharmaceutical products, and trichloroacetic acid as a herbicide, soil sterilant and antiseptic.” Australian Drinking Water Guidelines – National Health and Medical Research Council…