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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Juneau

Vanadium is a metal used in steels and other alloys. People are commonly exposed to vanadium in water and food. Excessive exposure can be toxic during pregnancy and childhood.

 

10

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
2014N/A00N/A
20150.0640 ppb103ND - 0.240 ppb
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 21 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 21 ppb for vanadium was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a benchmark for testing under the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule program. This health guideline protects against change in blood chemistry.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2015-01-05201501070213AM0.200 ppb
2015-01-05201501070215AM0.240 ppb
2015-01-05201501070205AMND
2015-01-05201501070203AMND
2015-04-06201504080404AMND
2015-04-06201504080402AMND
2015-07-06201507090533AMND
2015-07-06201507090508AMND
2015-07-06201507100259AMND
2015-07-27201507130071AM0.200 ppb