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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Molybdenum

Chesterfield County Central Water System

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
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND180ND
2015ND60ND
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
2014-04-02201404030309AMND
2014-04-02201404030311AMND
2014-04-02201404030307AMND
2014-04-02201404030301AMND
2014-04-02201404030305AMND
2014-04-02201404030303AMND
2014-07-15201407160490AMND
2014-07-15201407160498AMND
2014-07-15201407160494AMND
2014-07-15201407160488AMND
2014-07-15201407160492AMND
2014-07-15201407160496AMND
2014-10-21201410220464AMND
2014-10-21201410220458AMND
2014-10-21201410220462AMND
2014-10-21201410220460AMND
2014-10-21201410220466AMND
2014-10-21201410220468AMND
2015-01-13201501140531AMND
2015-01-13201501140537AMND
2015-01-13201501140529AMND
2015-01-13201501140539AMND
2015-01-13201501140535AMND
2015-01-13201501140533AMND