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Vanadium

Vanadium is a metal used as an alloying addition to iron & steel; it is discharged from ceramic, glass, textile, photography, metallurgy and rubber industries.
 
This Drinking Water System
Test Days Exceeding Health GuidelinesDefinition of what this is
0 days
Test Days Exceeding Legal LimitsNumber of days in which the samples taken in that day exceed the Maximum Contaminant Level (Depending on the contaminant and its MCL, that may or may not trigger an MCL violation. Some MCLs are based on averages spanning several months to a year)
0 days
Test DaysNumber of days in which this chemical has reported results in the data we received from the State
17 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
21 tests

Testing Summary

ContaminantAverage/
Maximum
Result
Health Limit
Exceeded
Legal Limit
Exceeded

Testing History

-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
VanadiumVanadium is a metal used as an alloying addition to iron & steel; it is discharged from ceramic, glass, textile, photography, metallurgy and rubber industries.11.57 ppb
22 ppb
NoLegal at any levelThis is the Federal Limit. State Limits may be lower.
NOTE: Each dot in the above graph represents one month.
* Water utilities are noted as exceeding the legal limit if any test is above the maximum contaminant level (MCL). Most MCLs are based on annual averages so exceeding the MCL for one test does not necessarily indicate that the system is out of compliance.

Health Based and Legal Limits for Vanadium

Health Based Limits for Vanadium

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

Testing Results

Testing DateAverage
Result
Samples taken that dayNumber of Non-DetectsRange of Results
2009-01-1412.5 ppb2012 to 13 ppb
2008-10-2815 ppb1015 ppb
2008-08-1311 ppb1011 ppb
2008-06-1811 ppb1011 ppb
2007-10-170 ppb110 ppb
2007-05-0919 ppb1019 ppb
2007-05-0819 ppb1019 ppb
2007-03-084.3 ppb104.3 ppb
2007-02-145.65 ppb205.4 to 5.9 ppb
2006-09-2011 ppb1011 ppb
2006-07-0613 ppb1013 ppb
2005-12-2111.65 ppb205.3 to 18 ppb
2005-11-0815 ppb1015 ppb
2005-05-1814 ppb1014 ppb
2004-09-1511 ppb1011 ppb
2004-02-1822 ppb1022 ppb
2004-01-141.65 ppb210 to 3.3 ppb