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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Cobalt

Falls Water Company Inc

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

 

20

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
2014ND200ND
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
2014-04-1425465701ND
2014-04-1425465501ND
2014-04-1425465801ND
2014-04-1425465001ND
2014-04-1425465201ND
2014-04-1425465301ND
2014-04-1425465401ND
2014-04-1425465101ND
2014-04-1425465901ND
2014-04-1425465601ND
2014-10-173133209ND
2014-10-173133205ND
2014-10-173133207ND
2014-10-173133213ND
2014-10-173133211ND
2014-10-173133199ND
2014-10-173133197ND
2014-10-173133195ND
2014-10-173133203ND
2014-10-173133201ND