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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Molybdenum

Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2go

NOTE: Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2go purchases water from Brunswick County Water System which is required to test for molybdenum. Sample information shown below was taken by Brunswick County Water System.

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.

 

12

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
2014ND60ND
2015ND20ND
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

NOTE: Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2go purchases water from Brunswick County Water System which is required to test for molybdenum. Sample information shown below was taken by Brunswick County Water System.

Date Lab ID Result
2014-12-1535168376001AMND
2014-12-1535168376003AMND
2014-12-1535168376005AMND
2014-12-1535168376007AMND
2015-03-1135179411003AMND
2015-03-1135179411001AMND
2015-06-1135192777001AM1.30 ppb
2015-06-1135192777003AMND
2015-06-1135192777007AMND
2015-06-1135192777005AMND
2015-09-1035206893003AMND
2015-09-1035206893001AMND