Menu

EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

Donate

Silver

Beverly Hills 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.

 

7

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
2013ND40ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND20ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-06-249469-012-1120ND
2013-06-249469-013-1100ND
2013-06-249469-014-1045ND
2013-06-249469-015-1030ND
2016-04-219469-014-1125ND
2016-04-219469-014-1220ND
2017-10-129469-014-0805ND