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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

United Wappinger Water Improvement District

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.

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

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

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-12-05HH122230AND
2012-12-05AT122234AND
2013-06-05MP13985BND
2013-06-05MB13982BND
2013-12-04HT132307AND
2013-12-04AT132302AND
2014-12-0912101426CND
2014-12-0912101427CND
2016-11-29UW164141CND
2016-11-30UW164250CND
2017-11-28UW172957CND
2017-11-28UW172960CND