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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Manganese

City of Belton

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.

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20142.53 ppb331.90 ppb - 3.00 ppb
20151.13 ppb32ND - 2.30 ppb
20160.800 ppb31ND - 2.40 ppb
2017ND30ND
20180.485 ppb21ND - 0.970 ppb
20190.635 ppb220.400 ppb - 0.870 ppb

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
2018-09-26B8I3347-01ND
2018-12-10B8L1281-010.970 ppb
2019-03-05B9C0593-010.400 ppb
2019-06-10B9F1289-010.870 ppb