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Molybdenum

Warminster Municipal Authority

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.

 

46

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
20130.700 ppb216ND - 3.50 ppb
20141.05 ppb259ND - 8.20 ppb
2015N/A00N/A

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
2013-11-191059680052ND
2013-11-191059680043ND
2013-11-1910596800133.50 ppb
2013-11-191059680025ND
2013-11-191059680019ND
2013-11-191059680022ND
2013-11-191059680001ND
2013-11-1910596800343.10 ppb
2013-11-1910596800371.90 ppb
2013-11-191059680028ND
2013-11-1910596800461.90 ppb
2013-11-191059680040ND
2013-11-191059680016ND
2013-11-1910596800493.20 ppb
2013-11-1910596800101.10 ppb
2013-11-191059680031ND
2013-11-191059680004ND
2013-11-191059680007ND
2013-11-201059994001ND
2013-11-201059994003ND
2013-11-201059994005ND
2014-02-1910727170011.70 ppb
2014-02-191072717004ND
2014-05-202008319007ND
2014-05-202008319019ND
2014-05-202008319052ND
2014-05-2020083190133.90 ppb
2014-05-2020083190101.20 ppb
2014-05-202008319001ND
2014-05-202008319016ND
2014-05-202008319004ND
2014-05-2020083190372.00 ppb
2014-05-202008319056ND
2014-05-202008319040ND
2014-05-2020083190462.70 ppb
2014-05-2020083190431.80 ppb
2014-05-202008319034ND
2014-05-202008319028ND
2014-05-202008319022ND
2014-05-2020083190491.60 ppb
2014-05-202008319031ND
2014-05-2020083190253.10 ppb
2014-05-202008319054ND
2014-06-0920116010018.20 ppb
2014-08-192024764001ND
2014-08-192024764004ND