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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

Monterey Park 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.

 

17

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND50ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND40ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-08-149588-038-0935ND
2012-10-313761-006-1345ND
2012-11-059588-006-0940ND
2012-11-083761-038-0810ND
2013-02-059588-013-1020ND
2013-02-059588-010-1035ND
2013-03-283761-013-0915ND
2013-08-209588-001-0920ND
2013-11-199588-011-1120ND
2014-08-219588-002-0945ND
2015-08-259588-038-1035ND
2015-11-109588-006-1100ND
2016-02-189588-013-1045ND
2016-02-189588-010-1030ND
2016-08-119588-001-0905ND
2016-08-119588-011-0930ND
2017-08-159588-002-0915ND