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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Cobalt

City of Hollister

Cobalt is a metal found throughout the environment; people may be exposed to cobalt in air, food and drinking water.

 

24

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
2013ND240ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 70 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 70 ppb for cobalt was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a benchmark for testing under the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule program. This health guideline protects against change in blood chemistry.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-02-20A3B1556-16AND
2013-02-20A3B1556-04AND
2013-02-20A3B1556-10AND
2013-02-20A3B1556-01AND
2013-02-20A3B1556-22AND
2013-02-20A3B1556-19AND
2013-02-20A3B1556-26AND
2013-02-20A3B1556-24AND
2013-02-20A3B1556-13AND
2013-02-20A3B1556-07AND
2013-02-20A3B1556-28AND
2013-08-14A3G2471-01AND
2013-08-14A3G2471-03AND
2013-08-14A3G2477-01AND
2013-08-15A3G2471-11AND
2013-08-15A3G2471-09AND
2013-08-15A3G2471-17AND
2013-08-15A3G2471-07AND
2013-08-15A3G2471-05AND
2013-08-15A3G2471-15AND
2013-08-15A3G2477-03AND
2013-08-15A3G2471-13AND
2013-11-14A3J1986-03AND
2013-11-14A3J1986-01AND