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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Germanium

Salem Water

Germanium is a naturally occuring element used as a component in semiconductors and fiber optics. Excessive exposures to germanium may harm the kidneys.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018N/A00N/A
2019ND40ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2019-09-11Y192560014ND
2019-09-11Y192560013ND
2019-12-09Y193460025ND
2019-12-09Y193460024ND
2020-03-09Y200730011ND
2020-03-09Y200730010ND
2020-06-09Y201630010ND
2020-06-09Y201630009ND