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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

Lubbock Public Water System

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.

 

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
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND30ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-06-11Q1302096005ND
2013-07-09Q1303566004ND
2014-01-22Q1401929005ND
2014-02-12Q1404338005ND
2015-02-03Q1504173008ND
2015-04-07Q1513290008ND
2016-02-03Q1604716008ND
2016-02-03Q1604716009ND
2016-04-06Q1613543004ND
2017-02-08Q1705565008ND
2017-09-27Q1746701002ND