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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Molybdenum

City of Post Falls

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.

 

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
2013ND120ND
2014ND120ND
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 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
2013-11-14131118001-004ND
2013-11-14131118001-012ND
2013-11-14131118001-003ND
2013-11-14131118001-001ND
2013-11-14131118001-002ND
2013-11-14131118001-009ND
2013-11-14131118001-007ND
2013-11-14131118001-008ND
2013-11-14131118001-010ND
2013-11-14131118001-011ND
2013-11-14131118001-006ND
2013-11-14131118001-005ND
2014-05-12140513061-005ND
2014-05-12140513061-006ND
2014-05-12140513061-003ND
2014-05-12140513061-002ND
2014-05-13140513061-011ND
2014-05-13140513061-001ND
2014-05-13140513061-010ND
2014-05-13140513061-004ND
2014-05-13140513061-007ND
2014-05-13140513061-009ND
2014-05-13140513061-012ND
2014-05-13140513061-008ND