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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

Bartlett

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.

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013N/A00N/A
20141.22 ppb111.22 ppb
2015ND10ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-05-221205B31-001AND
2014-02-251402C24-001A1.22 ppb
2015-02-181502B76-002AND
2017-01-041701208-001AND