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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

South Coast Water District - Capistrano Beach

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.

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND40ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND40ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-08-291805-007-1047ND
2012-08-291805-010-1045ND
2013-10-021805-007-1524ND
2013-10-021805-010-1522ND
2014-02-261805-007-1156ND
2014-02-261805-010-1154ND
2014-09-021805-007-1426ND
2014-09-021805-010-1422ND
2017-08-081805-007-1139ND
2017-08-081805-010-1136ND
2017-08-151805-007-1145ND
2017-08-151805-010-1143ND