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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

Kansas City Board of Public Utilities

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
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-05-232012-05-23-IOCND
2013-05-15MAY-13-IOCND
2014-05-13MAY-14-IOCND
2015-05-13MAY-15-IOCND
2016-05-17MAY-16-IOCND