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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Germanium

Global Water - Santa Cruz Water Company

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

 

2

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
20180.780 ppb220.670 ppb - 0.890 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2018-02-152018021604550.670 ppb
2018-08-212018082203450.890 ppb