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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Silver

Mcguire Air Force Base

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.

 

6

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
2015ND30ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND30ND
2018N/A00N/A
2019N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2015-08-251508167-001AND
2015-08-251508167-002AND
2015-08-251508167-003AND
2017-10-2017-7532.1ND
2017-10-2017-7532.2ND
2017-10-2017-7532.3ND