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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

North Las Vegas Utilities

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.

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND30ND
2015ND20ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-05-2312050554-001ND
2012-06-1912060403-002ND
2012-06-2712060581-002ND
2012-09-1312090214-001ND
2014-02-1114020152-001ND
2014-06-2514060513-001ND
2014-07-3114070540-001ND
2015-06-1715060304-001ND
2015-09-0915090134-001ND
2017-10-11S1706515001ND