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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Molybdenum

Chesterfield Rural Water

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.

 

10

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
2013ND50ND
2014ND50ND
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 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
2013-08-19201308210609AMND
2013-08-19201308210383AMND
2013-08-19201308210444AMND
2013-11-20201311220548AMND
2013-11-20201311220624AMND
2014-02-19201402210357AMND
2014-02-19201402210242AMND
2014-02-19201402210299AMND
2014-05-21201405230217AMND
2014-05-21201405230319AMND