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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Manganese

Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2go

NOTE: Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2go purchases water from Brunswick County Water System which is required to test for manganese. Sample information shown below was taken by Brunswick County 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.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
201216.0 ppb1116.0 ppb
20135.00 ppb21ND - 10.00 ppb
201415.0 ppb1115.0 ppb
2015ND10ND
20165.50 ppb21ND - 11.0 ppb
2017ND10ND

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

NOTE: Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2go purchases water from Brunswick County Water System which is required to test for manganese. Sample information shown below was taken by Brunswick County Water System.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-09-078719-090712-E01I16.0 ppb
2013-07-157719-071513-E02IND
2013-09-208719-092013-E01I10.00 ppb
2014-09-198719-091914-E01I15.0 ppb
2015-09-11ND
2016-07-087719-070816-E02IND
2016-09-168719-091616-E01I11.0 ppb
2017-09-218719-092117-E01IND