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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Manganese

Paw Penn District

Manganese is a naturally occurring element that is common in food and drinking water. Excessive manganese exposures may impair children's attention, memory and intellectual capacity. Click here to read more about manganese.

 

15

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
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018N/A00N/A
2019ND70ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 100 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 100 ppb for manganese was defined by the state of Minnesota as a health risk limit, the concentration of a contaminant that can be consumed with little or no risk to health. This health guideline protects against harm to the brain and nervous system.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2019-07-1045016701ND
2019-07-1045017401ND
2019-07-1045017301ND
2019-07-1145016801ND
2019-07-1545016901ND
2019-07-1745017001ND
2019-07-1745017101ND
2020-01-09479699012.90 ppb
2020-01-0947970301ND
2020-01-1547969801ND
2020-01-1547970401ND
2020-01-1647970101ND
2020-01-16479702010.510 ppb
2020-01-2247970001ND
2020-01-2247970501ND