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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Molybdenum

Blue Ridge Water Company Inc

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.

 

11

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND110ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018N/A00N/A
2019N/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
2014-02-03201402050099AMND
2014-02-03201402050090AMND
2014-05-05201405070156AMND
2014-05-05201405070166AMND
2014-05-05201405070324AMND
2014-08-04201408060309AMND
2014-08-04201408060335AMND
2014-08-04201408060349AMND
2014-11-03201411050474AMND
2014-11-03201411050546AMND
2014-11-04201411050530AMND