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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Manganese

Owensboro Municipal Utilities

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.

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 100 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 100 ppb for manganese was defined by the state of Minnesota as a health risk limit, the concentration of a contaminant that can be consumed with little or no risk to health. This health guideline protects against harm to the brain and nervous system.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-07-0300015435ND
2012-07-0300015436ND
2013-09-26L65998001ND
2013-09-26L65998002ND
2014-06-10L70438201ND
2014-06-10L70438202ND
2016-06-06L83972802ND
2016-06-06L83972801ND
2017-06-19L91719902ND
2017-06-19L91719901ND