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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

Sunny Slope Water Company

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.

 

9

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND30ND
2015ND20ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND30ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-09-129588-004-0920ND
2014-03-039588-006-0905ND
2014-06-039588-012-0940ND
2014-09-169588-003-0925ND
2015-06-099588-017-1010ND
2015-09-029588-004-0925ND
2017-03-069588-006-1100ND
2017-06-309588-012-1310ND
2017-09-219588-003-0930ND