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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

NJ American Water - Atlantic County

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.

 

47

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND150ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND10ND
2017ND300ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-07-259979832001ND
2014-01-141067421001ND
2014-01-141067425001ND
2014-01-141067419001ND
2014-01-141067423001ND
2014-03-111075646001ND
2014-03-111075643001ND
2014-03-111075645001ND
2014-04-222003168001ND
2014-04-222003167001ND
2014-05-272009124001ND
2014-05-272009125001ND
2014-05-272009123001ND
2014-06-302015280001ND
2014-06-302015279001ND
2014-09-092028309001ND
2016-07-1216-4228ND
2017-01-1617-0307.1ND
2017-01-1634426801ND
2017-01-1634425401ND
2017-01-1617-0307.3ND
2017-01-1617-0307.2ND
2017-01-1634425801ND
2017-01-1617-0307.4ND
2017-01-1634426401ND
2017-03-0335000601ND
2017-03-0735001001ND
2017-03-0717-1403ND
2017-03-0717-1402ND
2017-03-2017-1721.1ND
2017-03-2035001401ND
2017-04-0517-2001.1ND
2017-04-0535316101ND
2017-04-1717-2239.1ND
2017-04-1735315801ND
2017-04-1717-2239.2ND
2017-04-1735317601ND
2017-05-2417-3289ND
2017-05-2435581901ND
2017-06-0935982401ND
2017-06-1435983501ND
2017-06-1417-3918.1ND
2017-06-1417-3918.2ND
2017-06-1435983101ND
2017-06-1417-3918.3ND
2017-07-3117-5281.1ND
2017-07-3135979301ND