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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

Valencia Heights 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.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND40ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-10-049588-012-0820ND
2013-07-099588-005-0745ND
2014-10-089588-010-0730ND
2015-10-169588-012-0800ND
2017-01-129588-005-0745ND
2017-08-163761-010-0700ND
2017-08-163761-012-0715ND
2017-10-119588-010-0805ND