Manganese in borehole water

Manganese μg/L

health

aesthetic

≤ 100

≤ 6

Is there Manganese in borehole water?

Manganese causes off-putting tastes and brown dis-coloration of the water. Severe staining of clothes and fixtures can occur.

Is manganese in borehole water toxic?

There is a limited risk of any health effects of manganese in borehole water.  Manganese in borehole water is a very common compound that can be found everywhere in the soil. The Manganese in borehole water is one of three toxic essential trace elements. That it is not only necessary for humans to survive, but it could also be toxic when too high concentrations are present.