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Molybdenum

Brattleboro Water Department

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.

 

17

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND10ND
2011ND20ND
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND60ND
2015ND60ND

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
2010-02-1010C2198ND
2011-02-1511C1965ND
2011-02-1511C1966ND
2012-02-1512-IC-00318-001ND
2013-03-0613-IC-00680-001ND
2014-09-1714090780-01ND
2014-09-1714090780-03ND
2014-09-1714090780-04ND
2014-09-1714090780-02ND
2014-12-1614120477ND
2014-12-1614120477-04ND
2015-03-1715030485ND
2015-03-1715030484-01ND
2015-03-1715030483-01ND
2015-03-1715030486ND
2015-06-245062983-02ND
2015-06-245062983-01ND