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Manganese

Sharpsburg Water District

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.

 

16

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
20140.391 ppb163ND - 2.65 ppb
2015N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 100 ppb

The health guideline of 100 ppb for manganese was defined by the State of Minnesota as a risk assessment advisory level, a non-enforceable guideline. This health guideline protects against harm to the brain and nervous system.

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-03-11105915PND
2014-03-11105916PND
2014-03-11305843P1.09 ppb
2014-03-11305842PND
2014-06-03307673PND
2014-06-03307672PND
2014-06-03107594PND
2014-06-03107593PND
2014-09-09309141PND
2014-09-09109062PND
2014-09-09109061PND
2014-09-09309140PND
2014-12-03110710P2.51 ppb
2014-12-03310789PND
2014-12-03110711PND
2014-12-03310788P2.65 ppb