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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Cobalt

Northampton Bucks County Municipal Authority

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

 

46

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
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND460ND
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

Date Lab ID Result
2015-02-1235176428001AMND
2015-02-1235176428015AMND
2015-02-1235176428017AMND
2015-02-1235176428023AMND
2015-02-1235176428003AMND
2015-02-1235176428005AMND
2015-02-1235176428019AMND
2015-02-1235176428009AMND
2015-02-1235176428007AMND
2015-02-1235176428013AMND
2015-02-1235176428021AMND
2015-02-1235176428011AMND
2015-02-1835176879001AMND
2015-02-1835176879009AMND
2015-02-1835176879011AMND
2015-02-1835176879003AMND
2015-02-1835176879005AMND
2015-02-1835176879007AMND
2015-02-1835176879013AMND
2015-02-1835176879017AMND
2015-02-1835176879015AMND
2015-05-1235188738001AMND
2015-05-1235188738003AMND
2015-08-2535204918037AMND
2015-08-2535204918021AMND
2015-08-2535204918035AMND
2015-08-2535204918013AMND
2015-08-2535204918011AMND
2015-08-2535204918039AMND
2015-08-2535204918019AMND
2015-08-2535204918017AMND
2015-08-2535204918015AMND
2015-08-2535204918041AMND
2015-10-2035213423001AMND
2015-10-2035213423003AMND
2015-10-2035213423013AMND
2015-10-2035213423019AMND
2015-10-2035213423015AMND
2015-10-2035213423021AMND
2015-10-2035213423007AMND
2015-10-2035213423005AMND
2015-10-2035213423011AMND
2015-10-2035213423009AMND
2015-10-2035213423017AMND
2015-11-1735217754001AMND
2015-11-1735217754003AMND