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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Germanium

City of Mebane

NOTE: City of Mebane purchases water from City of Graham which is required to test for germanium. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Graham.

Germanium is a naturally occuring element used as a component in semiconductors and fiber optics. Excessive exposures to germanium may harm the kidneys.

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018N/A00N/A
2019ND40ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: City of Mebane purchases water from City of Graham which is required to test for germanium. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Graham.

Date Lab ID Result
2020-02-124563371ND
2020-05-134627750ND
2020-08-124698036ND
2020-11-104773081ND