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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

City of Pompano 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.

 

5

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
20150.0500 ppb110.0500 ppb
20160.0500 ppb220.0500 ppb
20170.0500 ppb220.0500 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2015-04-020.0500 ppb
2016-04-280.0500 ppb
2016-06-010.0500 ppb
2017-04-180.0500 ppb
2017-05-090.0500 ppb