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Manganese

Town of Bunkie Water System

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.

 

14

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
2012ND60ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
20150.625 ppb82ND - 2.50 ppb

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
2012-11-13AD73114ND
2012-11-13AD73109ND
2012-11-13AD73104ND
2012-11-13AD73104ND
2012-11-13AD73109ND
2012-11-13AD73114ND
2015-11-1635217746004ND
2015-11-1635217746003ND
2015-11-16352177460022.50 ppb
2015-11-1635217746001ND
2015-11-1635217746004ND
2015-11-1635217746003ND
2015-11-16352177460022.50 ppb
2015-11-1635217746001ND