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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority

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.

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.267 ppb31ND - 0.800 ppb
2013ND20ND
2014ND30ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-12L4031972-1ND
2012-04-26L4137881-2ND
2012-10-11L4355327-10.800 ppb
2013-01-10L4456223-1ND
2013-01-16L4462640-2ND
2014-01-16L4901499-4ND
2014-03-25L4988369-1ND
2014-07-15L5162972-3ND
2015-01-14L5409386-2ND
2015-07-09L5700688-4ND
2016-01-06L5966600-8ND
2017-02-22L6687631-4ND