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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

Manhattan Beach Water Department

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
2012ND20ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND10ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-249588-004-1100ND
2012-03-299588-006-1145ND
2015-03-189588-004-1000ND
2017-02-229590-006-1510ND