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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Manganese

Springfield

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.

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND20ND
20140.600 ppb21ND - 1.20 ppb
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

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
2012-03-28AB67584ND
2012-03-28AB67585ND
2013-03-29AB93496ND
2013-03-29AB93497ND
2014-03-24AC200801.20 ppb
2014-03-25AC20081ND
2015-03-26AC43843ND
2015-03-26AC43844ND
2016-03-30AC67857ND
2016-03-30AC67858ND
2017-03-27AC92331ND
2017-05-17AC97979ND