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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

California Water Service Company-Lancaster

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.

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-06-055810-005-0840ND
2014-05-055810-001-1454ND
2016-06-145810-005-1500ND
2017-05-095810-001-1015ND