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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

NJ American Water - Western

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.

 

53

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND150ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND30ND
2017ND320ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-09-20L4330754-1ND
2013-10-22L4805051-1ND
2014-06-12L5106514-4ND
2014-06-12L5106514-5ND
2014-06-12L5106514-2ND
2014-06-12L5106514-3ND
2014-06-12L5106514-1ND
2014-06-12L5106514-6ND
2014-06-30L5127619-2ND
2014-06-30L5127619-3ND
2014-06-30L5127619-1ND
2014-07-08L5148621-3ND
2014-07-30L5178844-3ND
2014-07-30L5178844-2ND
2014-08-12L5206215-1ND
2014-08-20L5210769-2ND
2014-09-22L5255129-1ND
2015-09-29L5832866-2ND
2016-01-21L6025921-1ND
2016-08-0833098201ND
2016-08-11L6419555-1ND
2017-01-0534460001ND
2017-04-1335355001ND
2017-04-1335355201ND
2017-04-1335356001ND
2017-06-2335986401ND
2017-06-2335355801ND
2017-06-2335354601ND
2017-06-2635349201ND
2017-06-2736533601ND
2017-06-2735991301ND
2017-06-2735352701ND
2017-06-2735990201ND
2017-07-2535352901ND
2017-08-29L6943905-4ND
2017-08-29L6943905-2ND
2017-08-29L6943905-3ND
2017-08-29L6943905-1ND
2017-08-29L6943905-6ND
2017-08-29L6943905-5ND
2017-08-30L6944262-2ND
2017-08-30L6944262-1ND
2017-08-3037194201ND
2017-08-30L6944262-4ND
2017-08-3037194801ND
2017-08-30L6944262-3ND
2017-09-0537194501ND
2017-09-14L6951963-1ND
2017-09-14L6951963-2ND
2017-09-14L6951963-4ND
2017-09-14L6951963-6ND
2017-09-14L6951963-3ND
2017-09-14L6951963-5ND