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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

Belleville Water Department

NOTE: Belleville Water Department purchases water from Newark Water Department which is required to test for silver. Sample information shown below was taken by Newark Water Department.

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.

 

2

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

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

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Belleville Water Department purchases water from Newark Water Department which is required to test for silver. Sample information shown below was taken by Newark Water Department.

Date Lab ID Result
2014-01-14TH011414ND
2017-11-15TH111517ND