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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Cobalt

Tifton-Tift County Water System

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

 

8

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
2014ND80ND
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
2014-06-1035141675007AMND
2014-06-1035141675005AMND
2014-06-1035141675001AMND
2014-06-1035141675003AMND
2014-12-1635168273007AMND
2014-12-1635168273005AMND
2014-12-1635168273003AMND
2014-12-1635168273001AMND