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Vanadium in California


Vanadium is a metal used as an alloying addition to iron & steel; it is discharged from ceramic, glass, textile, photography, metallurgy and rubber industries.

The Most Polluted Communities in California

665 water utilities reported detecting Vanadium in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Vanadium level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Caruthers Comm Serv Dist
Caruthers, CA
2,1031 of 181.33 ppb
(81.33 ppb)
2Mobile Plaza Park
Ceres, CA
1251 of 162 ppb
(62 ppb)
3Del Oro River Island Serv Terr #1
Porterville, CA
9753 of 361 ppb
(48.2 to 77 ppb)
4Sbndo County Service Area 70j
Victorville, CA
4,8214 of 558 ppb
(0 to 96 ppb)
5City of Ripon
Ripon, CA
8,2006 of 655.08 ppb
(53 to 58 ppb)
6City of Mcfarland
Mcfarland, CA
12,1387 of 749.21 ppb
(8 to 87 ppb)
7Camrosa Water District
Camarillo, CA
27,0006 of 648.44 ppb
(13.5 to 68.5 ppb)
8City of Dinuba
Dinuba, CA
19,2977 of 748.29 ppb
(38 to 59 ppb)
9East Orosi C.S.D.
Orosi, CA
1061 of 148 ppb
(48 ppb)
10City of Kingsburg
Kingsburg, CA
11,3003 of 347.28 ppb
(42.67 to 56 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Vanadium

There are no health based standards that EWG is using for this chemical

Violation Summary for Vanadium in California

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in California