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Silver

White Plains Water System

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
2010ND10ND
2011ND10ND
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-05-04AH40263ND
2011-05-03AI20265ND
2012-04-242050383-01ND
2013-05-073050676-01RE1ND
2014-05-014050714-01ND
2015-05-055050709-01ND