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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

City of Abbeville 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.

 

14

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND60ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND60ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-27AD63985ND
2012-02-27AD63985ND
2014-04-14AD90529ND
2014-04-14AD90534ND
2014-04-14AD90529ND
2014-04-14AD90534ND
2014-12-08AE00333ND
2014-12-08AE00333ND
2017-04-24AE13850ND
2017-04-24AE13854ND
2017-04-24AE13850ND
2017-04-24AE13854ND
2017-11-06AE19779ND
2017-11-06AE19779ND