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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Molybdenum

South Huntington Water Department

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.

 

24

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
2013ND70ND
2014ND90ND
2015ND80ND
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

Date Lab ID Result
2013-11-18201311190210AMND
2013-11-18201311190212AMND
2013-11-19201311210970AMND
2013-11-19201311220114AMND
2013-11-19201311220116AMND
2013-11-20201311210960AMND
2013-11-20201311210962AMND
2014-04-1535134479001AMND
2014-05-1235138413003AMND
2014-05-1235138413005AMND
2014-05-1235138413001AMND
2014-05-1435138413011AMND
2014-05-1435138413007AMND
2014-05-1435138413009AMND
2014-05-1635138768005AMND
2014-10-2735161424001AAMND
2015-01-2335173213001AMND
2015-01-2335173213003AMND
2015-01-2635173213005AMND
2015-04-2335185521001AMND
2015-07-2735200781001AMND
2015-07-2735200783003AMND
2015-07-2735200783001AMND
2015-10-2135213424001AMND