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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Manganese

NJ American Water - Atlantic County

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.

 

82

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

1

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
201224.0 ppb43ND - 40.0 ppb
201325.5 ppb2212.0 ppb - 39.0 ppb
201412.6 ppb3312ND - 90.0 ppb
201521.7 ppb3316.0 ppb - 26.0 ppb
20164.20 ppb52ND - 11.0 ppb
201721.6 ppb3514ND - 264.0 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
2012-02-0316296401ND
2012-02-031629620118.0 ppb
2012-07-251799870140.0 ppb
2012-07-25K36898MN38.0 ppb
2013-02-112094750112.0 ppb
2013-02-112094660139.0 ppb
2014-01-14M43382SOCND
2014-01-1424542101ND
2014-01-14M43379SOCND
2014-01-142454360129.0 ppb
2014-01-14M43380SOCND
2014-01-14M43381SOCND
2014-01-142454310117.0 ppb
2014-01-1424542501ND
2014-02-1224710001ND
2014-02-1224709101ND
2014-02-1224710101ND
2014-03-11M43974SOC90.0 ppb
2014-03-11M43973SOC39.0 ppb
2014-03-1124927801ND
2014-03-11M43975SOCND
2014-03-192492840133.0 ppb
2014-03-212492750181.0 ppb
2014-04-142537590118.0 ppb
2014-04-1725376201ND
2014-04-22M44434SOCND
2014-04-22M44433SOCND
2014-05-122537530134.0 ppb
2014-05-1925489901ND
2014-05-27M44963SOC34.0 ppb
2014-05-27M44962SOCND
2014-05-27M44964SOCND
2014-06-232537550115.0 ppb
2014-06-252575940110.00 ppb
2014-06-30M45639SOCND
2014-06-302575740116.0 ppb
2014-06-30M45638SOCND
2014-09-09M46737SOCND
2014-10-0327212701ND
2015-02-202808210123.0 ppb
2015-02-202808200116.0 ppb
2015-02-202808130126.0 ppb
2016-02-013134960110.00 ppb
2016-02-0331348801ND
2016-02-033134950111.0 ppb
2016-07-1232520701ND
2016-07-1216-4228ND
2017-01-1617-0307.2ND
2017-01-1617-0307.1ND
2017-01-1634425401ND
2017-01-1617-0307.4ND
2017-01-1617-0307.3ND
2017-01-163442640120.0 ppb
2017-01-163442680130.0 ppb
2017-01-163442580115.0 ppb
2017-02-0134759501ND
2017-02-1334758701264.0 ppb
2017-02-133475940129.0 ppb
2017-03-023506520166.0 ppb
2017-03-033500060178.0 ppb
2017-03-0717-1402ND
2017-03-0735001001ND
2017-03-0717-140330.0 ppb
2017-03-203500140140.0 ppb
2017-03-2017-1721.130.0 ppb
2017-03-313525890179.0 ppb
2017-04-053531610120.0 ppb
2017-04-0517-2001.1ND
2017-04-1717-2239.1ND
2017-04-1735317601ND
2017-04-1717-2239.2ND
2017-04-173531580137.0 ppb
2017-05-2417-3289ND
2017-05-2435581901ND
2017-06-0935982401ND
2017-06-1435983101ND
2017-06-1417-3918.2ND
2017-06-1417-3918.3ND
2017-06-1435983501ND
2017-06-1417-3918.1ND
2017-07-3117-5281.1ND
2017-07-313597930117.0 ppb