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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Molybdenum

Bartow County

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.

 

26

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
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND260ND
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
2015-02-023180042ND
2015-02-023180060ND
2015-02-023180073ND
2015-02-023180000ND
2015-02-023180082ND
2015-02-023180033ND
2015-02-023180051ND
2015-05-113239889ND
2015-05-113239846ND
2015-05-113239942ND
2015-05-113239965ND
2015-05-113239978ND
2015-05-113239778ND
2015-08-043292646ND
2015-08-043292801ND
2015-08-043292701ND
2015-08-043292783ND
2015-08-043292763ND
2015-08-043292685ND
2015-08-113298475ND
2015-11-033351621ND
2015-11-033351699ND
2015-11-033351643ND
2015-11-033351531ND
2015-11-033351557ND
2015-11-033351586ND