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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Molybdenum

Town of Gilbert

Molybdenum is a metal that occurs naturally in soil, minerals and water. People who ingest large amounts can have increased levels of uric acid and gout-like symptoms.

 

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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
20132.21 ppb6153ND - 4.80 ppb
20143.30 ppb441.50 ppb - 5.10 ppb
20153.90 ppb223.80 ppb - 4.00 ppb
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 40 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 40 ppb for molybdenum was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a benchmark for testing under the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule program. This health guideline protects against metabolic changes and excess formation of uric acid in the blood.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-04-22201304220129AM1.10 ppb
2013-04-22201304220110AM4.80 ppb
2013-04-22201304220119AM2.30 ppb
2013-04-22201304220121AMND
2013-04-22201304220108AM2.20 ppb
2013-04-22201304220125AM1.20 ppb
2013-04-22201304220127AM1.20 ppb
2013-04-22201304220123AM2.90 ppb
2013-04-23201304230213AMND
2013-04-23201304230215AMND
2013-04-23201304230211AM2.20 ppb
2013-04-23201304230225AM2.40 ppb
2013-04-23201304230217AM3.30 ppb
2013-04-23201304230223AM4.80 ppb
2013-04-23201304230221AM3.10 ppb
2013-04-23201304230228AM4.60 ppb
2013-04-23201304230219AM2.00 ppb
2013-04-24201304240157AM1.90 ppb
2013-04-24201304240159AM4.30 ppb
2013-04-24201304240161AM2.30 ppb
2013-04-24201304240165AM4.40 ppb
2013-04-24201304240167AM2.20 ppb
2013-04-24201304240169AM1.40 ppb
2013-04-25201304250474AM2.30 ppb
2013-04-25201304250480AM4.30 ppb
2013-04-25201304250478AM2.30 ppb
2013-04-25201304250476AM4.40 ppb
2013-05-09201305100052AM2.50 ppb
2013-07-25201307250329AM2.40 ppb
2013-07-25201307250333AM1.80 ppb
2013-07-25201307250331AM4.50 ppb
2013-07-25201307250327AM2.20 ppb
2013-10-14201310140280AM2.00 ppb
2013-10-14201310140294AM4.00 ppb
2013-10-14201310140292AM1.50 ppb
2013-10-14201310140290AM2.20 ppb
2013-10-14201310140286AMND
2013-10-14201310140276AM2.10 ppb
2013-10-14201310140278AM4.30 ppb
2013-10-14201310140288AMND
2013-10-14201310140282AM1.20 ppb
2013-10-14201310140284AM2.70 ppb
2013-10-15201310150552AMND
2013-10-15201310150556AM3.60 ppb
2013-10-15201310150548AM1.000 ppb
2013-10-15201310150554AM2.00 ppb
2013-10-15201310150546AM2.10 ppb
2013-10-15201310150550AM1.000 ppb
2013-10-16201310160453AM3.70 ppb
2013-10-16201310160457AM3.80 ppb
2013-10-16201310160455AM1.60 ppb
2013-10-16201310160451AM1.80 ppb
2013-10-22201310220326AMND
2013-10-22201310220328AM2.00 ppb
2013-10-22201310220320AMND
2013-10-22201310220324AM2.00 ppb
2013-10-22201310220322AM3.50 ppb
2013-10-23201310230758AM1.40 ppb
2013-10-23201310230756AM1.30 ppb
2013-10-23201310230754AM1.20 ppb
2013-10-23201310230760AM1.40 ppb
2014-01-09201401090391AM1.60 ppb
2014-01-09201401090389AM1.50 ppb
2014-01-21201401210278AM5.10 ppb
2014-01-21201401210282AM5.00 ppb
2015-06-15201506150309AM4.00 ppb
2015-12-13201512140112AM3.80 ppb