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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

Heber Springs Water System

Silver occurs naturally in surface and groundwater and can be added to water as a biocide that inhibits growth of bacteria and algae. Increasingly, the use of antimicrobial nano-sized silver particles in consumer products contributes to silver in water sources used for drinking water.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-10-31123060004ND
2013-10-02132760007ND
2014-11-04Y143100044ND
2015-10-22Y152950003ND
2016-10-17Y162940007ND
2017-10-24Y172990001ND