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Molybdenum

Bath County Water District

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.

 

20

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
20150.235 ppb203ND - 1.80 ppb

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 40 ppb

The health guideline of 40 ppb for molybdenum was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a lifetime health-based limit for effects other than cancer. This health guideline protects against an increased risk of gout.

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2015-01-08201501200088AMND
2015-01-08201501200116AMND
2015-01-08201501200118AMND
2015-01-08201501200090AMND
2015-01-08201501200120AMND
2015-04-13201504170333AMND
2015-04-13201504170327AMND
2015-04-13201504170328AMND
2015-04-13201504170326AMND
2015-04-13201504170332AMND
2015-07-21201507290072AMND
2015-07-21201507290074AMND
2015-07-21201507290066AMND
2015-07-21201507290068AM1.20 ppb
2015-07-21201507290070AMND
2015-10-14201510210068AMND
2015-10-14201510210070AM1.70 ppb
2015-10-14201510210076AM1.80 ppb
2015-10-14201510210072AMND
2015-12-02201512100067AMND