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National Drinking Water Database - Chemical Contaminants

Manganese, Dissolved


Status: Unregulated - EPA has not established a maximum legal limit in tapwater for this contaminant.

Manganese is a naturally occurring element in minerals, soil, and water.

 
Detected
Found above
health guidelines
Found above
legal limit
States
1
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-
Water utilities
2
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-
People Served
336
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Manganese, Dissolved Exposure by State

Water utilities in 1 states have reported detecting Manganese, Dissolved in treated tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies.

StateWater Suppliers with Manganese, Dissolved contamination
SystemsPopulation
New York2336
Total2336

The Most Polluted Communities

2 water utilities reported detecting Manganese, Dissolved in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Manganese, Dissolved level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Revere Park (E.fish.wd#2)
Hopewell Junction, NY
2801 of 1310 ppb
(310 ppb)
2Hudson Valley Water Co NO 3
Woodbury, NY
562 of 285 ppb
(80 to 90 ppb)

Testing Summary for Manganese, Dissolved

Are tests routinely required for Manganese, Dissolved by federal law?No
Water suppliers reporting tests for Manganese, Dissolved (2006-2008):4 of 47,576
Average testing rate for water supplier reporting tests (2006-2008):0.4 per year