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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Germanium

Placer County Water Agency - Foothill

Germanium is a naturally occuring element used as a component in semiconductors and fiber optics. Excessive exposures to germanium may harm the kidneys.

 

3

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018ND30ND
2019N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2018-07-11201807130831ND
2018-07-11201807130827ND
2018-10-24201810260182ND