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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Manganese

Lubbock Public Water System

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.

 

11

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND20ND
20140.281 ppb21ND - 0.561 ppb
20151.34 ppb220.670 ppb - 2.00 ppb
20160.247 ppb31ND - 0.740 ppb
2017ND20ND

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
2013-06-11Q1302096005ND
2013-07-09Q1303566004ND
2014-01-22Q1401929005ND
2014-02-12Q14043380050.561 ppb
2015-02-03Q15041730080.670 ppb
2015-04-07Q15132900082.00 ppb
2016-02-03Q1604716008ND
2016-02-03Q16047160090.740 ppb
2016-04-06Q1613543004ND
2017-02-08Q1705565008ND
2017-09-27Q1746701002ND