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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Manganese

City of Santa Barbara Water Department

Manganese is a naturally occurring element that is common in food and drinking water. Excessive manganese exposures may impair children's attention, memory and intellectual capacity. Click here to read more about manganese.

 

122

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

52

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
201390.0 ppb32ND - 160.0 ppb
201455.7 ppb105ND - 150.0 ppb
2015114.5 ppb3022ND - 509.0 ppb
201695.6 ppb5739ND - 293.0 ppb
201738.7 ppb217ND - 202.0 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 100 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 100 ppb for manganese was defined by the state of Minnesota as a health risk limit, the concentration of a contaminant that can be consumed with little or no risk to health. This health guideline protects against harm to the brain and nervous system.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-07-179590-004-1056ND
2013-04-299590-053-0947160.0 ppb
2013-08-189590-031-1605110.0 ppb
2013-10-159590-004-0835ND
2014-10-013774-022-1152ND
2014-10-019590-022-1152ND
2014-10-013774-052-1145150.0 ppb
2014-10-019590-052-1145150.0 ppb
2014-10-219590-015-084362.0 ppb
2014-10-219590-035-0931ND
2014-10-219590-042-075848.0 ppb
2014-10-229590-004-1014ND
2014-11-113774-022-0946ND
2014-11-113774-052-0933147.0 ppb
2015-01-073774-015-090351.0 ppb
2015-01-073774-022-1243ND
2015-01-073774-052-1242120.0 ppb
2015-04-083774-015-084661.0 ppb
2015-04-153774-022-1220ND
2015-04-153774-052-1214125.0 ppb
2015-05-129590-055-0842150.0 ppb
2015-05-133774-015-111945.0 ppb
2015-05-133774-022-1026ND
2015-05-133774-052-1035103.0 ppb
2015-06-093774-022-0933ND
2015-06-093774-052-0927143.0 ppb
2015-06-103774-015-102870.0 ppb
2015-07-073774-015-091370.0 ppb
2015-07-073774-022-1111ND
2015-07-073774-052-1105139.0 ppb
2015-08-193774-022-124114.0 ppb
2015-08-193774-052-1238263.0 ppb
2015-09-093774-022-1029ND
2015-09-093774-052-1023282.0 ppb
2015-10-203774-022-1114ND
2015-10-203774-052-1108125.0 ppb
2015-10-203774-055-0848236.0 ppb
2015-11-109590-005-105074.0 ppb
2015-11-103774-022-1020ND
2015-11-103774-052-1014509.0 ppb
2015-11-103774-055-0834181.0 ppb
2015-12-013774-022-112014.0 ppb
2015-12-013774-052-1115487.0 ppb
2015-12-013774-055-1042172.0 ppb
2016-01-129590-004-0856ND
2016-01-129590-054-0910ND
2016-01-133774-055-1029195.0 ppb
2016-01-143774-022-1023ND
2016-01-143774-052-1010102.0 ppb
2016-02-093774-022-1130ND
2016-02-093774-052-1119144.0 ppb
2016-02-093774-055-0844181.0 ppb
2016-03-093774-022-1058ND
2016-03-093774-052-1051112.0 ppb
2016-03-093774-055-1004176.0 ppb
2016-04-069590-004-0828ND
2016-04-069590-054-0846ND
2016-04-073774-022-1406ND
2016-04-073774-052-1355107.0 ppb
2016-04-073774-055-1005176.0 ppb
2016-05-103774-015-1331293.0 ppb
2016-05-103774-022-0839ND
2016-05-103774-040-1107197.0 ppb
2016-05-103774-052-0831115.0 ppb
2016-05-103774-055-1107201.0 ppb
2016-06-073774-015-082670.0 ppb
2016-06-073774-022-1243ND
2016-06-073774-040-1145181.0 ppb
2016-06-073774-052-123696.0 ppb
2016-06-073774-055-1139187.0 ppb
2016-07-129590-004-0835ND
2016-07-129590-054-0845ND
2016-07-133774-015-084251.0 ppb
2016-07-133774-022-1225ND
2016-07-133774-040-1133176.0 ppb
2016-07-133774-052-1221235.0 ppb
2016-07-133774-055-1123187.0 ppb
2016-08-103774-015-103148.0 ppb
2016-08-103774-022-1006ND
2016-08-103774-052-0956143.0 ppb
2016-09-143774-015-103249.0 ppb
2016-09-143774-022-114311.0 ppb
2016-09-143774-052-1136127.0 ppb
2016-10-113774-015-090955.0 ppb
2016-10-113774-022-133110.00 ppb
2016-10-113774-040-1200234.0 ppb
2016-10-113774-052-1321130.0 ppb
2016-10-113774-055-1150188.0 ppb
2016-10-129590-004-1023ND
2016-10-129590-054-1120ND
2016-11-029590-004-0838ND
2016-11-029590-031-1120160.0 ppb
2016-11-029590-053-1152130.0 ppb
2016-11-163774-022-110610.00 ppb
2016-11-163774-040-1111169.0 ppb
2016-11-163774-052-105999.0 ppb
2016-11-163774-055-1109178.0 ppb
2016-12-063774-022-1015ND
2016-12-063774-052-1010108.0 ppb
2016-12-073774-040-1025199.0 ppb
2016-12-073774-055-1013219.0 ppb
2017-01-103774-015-104150.0 ppb
2017-01-103774-040-0902173.0 ppb
2017-01-103774-055-0855202.0 ppb
2017-01-119590-004-1034ND
2017-01-119590-054-1043ND
2017-01-263774-022-0825ND
2017-01-263774-052-0824105.0 ppb
2017-02-083774-022-104331.0 ppb
2017-02-083774-052-103588.0 ppb
2017-04-059590-004-0946ND
2017-04-059590-054-0956ND
2017-05-189590-058-1734ND
2017-07-199590-004-0933ND
2017-07-199590-054-0945ND
2017-10-049590-004-1124ND
2017-10-049590-054-1140ND
2017-11-079590-004-0955ND
2017-11-083774-022-0950ND
2017-11-083774-052-0948163.0 ppb
2017-11-149590-035-0930ND
2017-11-149590-042-0848ND