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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Cobalt

Sun Valley Gid

NOTE: Sun Valley Gid purchases water from Truckee Meadows Water Authority which is required to test for cobalt. Sample information shown below was taken by Truckee Meadows Water Authority.

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

 

45

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
2013ND80ND
2014ND110ND
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

NOTE: Sun Valley Gid purchases water from Truckee Meadows Water Authority which is required to test for cobalt. Sample information shown below was taken by Truckee Meadows Water Authority.

Date Lab ID Result
2013-05-20201305210275AMND
2013-05-20201305210061AMND
2013-05-20201305210066AMND
2013-05-20201305210059AMND
2013-05-22201305230338AMND
2013-05-22201305230289AMND
2013-05-22201305230342AMND
2013-05-22201305230335AMND
2013-06-04201306050182AMND
2013-06-04201306050256AMND
2013-06-04201306050241AMND
2013-06-11201306120229AMND
2013-06-11201306120227AMND
2013-06-11201306120172AMND
2013-06-11201306120213AMND
2013-06-11201306120163AMND
2013-06-11201306120169AMND
2013-06-19201306200241AMND
2013-06-19201306200250AMND
2013-06-19201306200243AMND
2013-06-19201306200268AMND
2013-06-19201306200237AMND
2013-06-24201306250077AMND
2013-06-25201306260231AMND
2013-06-25201306260226AMND
2013-06-27201306280176AMND
2013-07-11201307120477AMND
2013-08-29201309200281AMND
2013-09-17201309200263AMND
2013-09-17201309200267AMND
2013-09-17201309200279AMND
2013-11-25201311270060AMND
2013-12-16201312180499AMND
2013-12-17201312180531AMND
2014-03-05201403070277AMND
2014-03-05201403070313AMND
2014-04-22201404250176AMND
2014-04-22201404250189AMND
2014-04-22201404250157AMND
2014-04-22201404250162AMND
2014-04-29201405020173AMND
2014-04-29201405020257AMND
2014-04-29201405020169AMND
2014-04-29201405020265AMND
2014-06-09201406110932AMND