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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Cobalt

Milledgeville

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

 

16

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
2013ND160ND
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
2013-02-072776145ND
2013-02-072776154ND
2013-02-072776149ND
2013-02-072776165ND
2013-05-072820700ND
2013-05-072820710ND
2013-05-082821658ND
2013-05-082821648ND
2013-08-192880214ND
2013-08-192880160ND
2013-08-192880504ND
2013-08-192880476ND
2013-11-192933914ND
2013-11-192933903ND
2013-11-202934687ND
2013-11-202935081ND