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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

Mitchell County Rural Water District 2

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.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-05-07578504WSND
2013-05-14596069WSND
2014-04-22100228ND
2015-04-20315801ND
2016-04-18529724ND
2017-04-17743097ND