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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

City of Blythe

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
2012ND20ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND30ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-12-264790-030-0730ND
2012-12-264790-031-0735ND
2014-12-174790-006-0640ND
2014-12-174790-015-0740ND
2016-11-294790-010-1115ND
2016-11-294790-030-1015ND
2016-11-294790-031-1000ND
2017-11-204790-006-0700ND
2017-11-204790-015-0600ND