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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Silver

Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District 5

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.

 

3

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-10-30AC04147ND
2015-05-21AC92945ND
2016-12-05AD60246ND