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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Manganese

Town of Princess Anne

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.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND10ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND40ND
201710.6 ppb1110.6 ppb

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
2013-10-17131017_03_002074ND
2016-03-30E16003647002ND
2016-03-30E16003647004ND
2016-08-05E17000499002ND
2016-08-05E17000499003ND
2017-04-12L6763074_110.6 ppb