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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Molybdenum

West Sound Utility District #1

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.

 

36

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
20140.844 ppb1811ND - 1.90 ppb
20150.850 ppb1811ND - 1.90 ppb
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
2014-09-22201409240534AMND
2014-09-22201409240416AM1.20 ppb
2014-09-22201409240418AMND
2014-09-22201409240412AM1.60 ppb
2014-09-22201409240477AMND
2014-09-22201409240400AMND
2014-09-23201409250638AM1.20 ppb
2014-09-23201409250525AMND
2014-09-23201409250596AM1.50 ppb
2014-09-23201409250515AM1.90 ppb
2014-09-24201409260300AM1.80 ppb
2014-09-24201409260271AM1.20 ppb
2014-09-24201409260273AM1.50 ppb
2014-09-24201409260275AM1.10 ppb
2014-09-24201409260268AM1.10 ppb
2014-09-24201409260313AMND
2014-09-24201409260302AM1.10 ppb
2014-09-24201409260328AMND
2015-03-16201503180580AM1.60 ppb
2015-03-16201503180809AMND
2015-03-16201503180707AM1.90 ppb
2015-03-16201503180434AMND
2015-03-16201503180569AM1.10 ppb
2015-03-16201503180741AMND
2015-03-16201503180807AM1.10 ppb
2015-03-16201503180471AMND
2015-03-17201503190483AMND
2015-03-17201503190658AM1.10 ppb
2015-03-17201503190607AM1.10 ppb
2015-03-17201503190512AM1.70 ppb
2015-03-17201503190566AM1.10 ppb
2015-03-17201503190660AM1.70 ppb
2015-03-18201503200142AM1.80 ppb
2015-03-18201503200132AM1.10 ppb
2015-03-18201503200254AMND
2015-03-18201503200243AMND