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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.

 

13

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
201044.0 ppb51ND - 220.0 ppb
2011ND20ND
2012ND20ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND20ND
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
2010-10-2200008214ND
2010-10-2200008217ND
2010-10-25L48562205220.0 ppb
2010-11-01L48673401ND
2010-11-01L48673402ND
2011-06-2400010998ND
2011-06-2400010995ND
2012-07-0300015435ND
2012-07-0300015436ND
2013-09-26L65998001ND
2013-09-26L65998002ND
2014-06-10L70438202ND
2014-06-10L70438201ND