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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Cobalt

Juliaetta, City of

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

 

14

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
2013ND140ND
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
2013-01-09100189PND
2013-01-09100190PND
2013-01-09100191PND
2013-01-09100192PND
2013-01-09300281PND
2013-04-02101020QND
2013-04-02300957PND
2013-07-24301713PND
2013-07-24101619PND
2013-07-24101618PND
2013-07-24101617PND
2013-07-24101616PND
2013-11-06102512PND
2013-11-06302448PND