Common Water Contaminants Silver in Water

Silver as a Contaminant in Water

Silver (Ag)Ag+Biologically, silver is a nonessential, non-beneficial element to humans. There are no scientificstudies to show adverse health due to its presence in drinking water from natural sources. However,because of its bactericidal abilities, silver is used as a water bacteriostat in carbon containing waterfilters. The silver is deposited onto the carbon granules to inhibit the […]