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California region’s manganese levels in water pose risk to children: researchers

Manganese levels aren't enforced in the United States

April 10, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

California – Central Valley’s water contains sufficient amounts of manganese to cause medical disabilities in children and Parkinson’s-like symptoms in adults, a University of California-Riverside study has found. Manganese is a naturally occurring metal found in water, but no maximum level is enforced in the United States. The element is regulated in many Southeast Asian countries where it can leach into groundwater. Technology Networks report | READ MORE

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