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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Northeast Alabama Water System

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.

 

52

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20140.240 ppb4029ND - 0.600 ppb
20150.0917 ppb124ND - 0.400 ppb
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018N/A00N/A
2019N/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
2014-06-1230459610.400 ppb
2014-06-1230473980.300 ppb
2014-06-1230473900.200 ppb
2014-06-1230459750.600 ppb
2014-06-1230473780.500 ppb
2014-06-1230460430.200 ppb
2014-06-1230460220.200 ppb
2014-06-1230473940.300 ppb
2014-06-133045948ND
2014-06-133047402ND
2014-06-1330482520.300 ppb
2014-06-1330473820.200 ppb
2014-06-1330459940.200 ppb
2014-06-1330460090.200 ppb
2014-09-1531064200.400 ppb
2014-09-1531066380.500 ppb
2014-09-1531067140.300 ppb
2014-09-1531062420.400 ppb
2014-09-1531063330.300 ppb
2014-09-1531063190.300 ppb
2014-09-1631063870.400 ppb
2014-09-1631063600.400 ppb
2014-09-1631062940.600 ppb
2014-09-1631062570.300 ppb
2014-09-1631063260.600 ppb
2014-09-1631066470.300 ppb
2014-12-1631584250.200 ppb
2014-12-163158187ND
2014-12-1631583330.400 ppb
2014-12-163158437ND
2014-12-163158416ND
2014-12-1631583920.200 ppb
2014-12-163158257ND
2014-12-163158252ND
2014-12-1631582610.200 ppb
2014-12-1631582670.200 ppb
2014-12-163158175ND
2014-12-163158183ND
2014-12-163158342ND
2014-12-163158401ND
2015-03-123207133ND
2015-03-1232070910.200 ppb
2015-03-123207274ND
2015-03-123207113ND
2015-03-123207354ND
2015-03-123207012ND
2015-03-1232069800.300 ppb
2015-03-1232071600.400 ppb
2015-03-123207181ND
2015-03-123207343ND
2015-03-1232073500.200 ppb
2015-05-013236464ND