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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Bodcaw Rural Water System

NOTE: Bodcaw Rural Water System purchases water from Hope Water Light Comm. which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by Hope Water Light Comm..

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.

 

14

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
2015ND60ND
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

NOTE: Bodcaw Rural Water System purchases water from Hope Water Light Comm. which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by Hope Water Light Comm..

Date Lab ID Result
2015-03-11Y1507100370.300 ppb
2015-03-11Y1507100391.30 ppb
2015-03-11Y1507100411.000 ppb
2015-03-11Y1507100421.10 ppb
2015-03-11Y1507100381.40 ppb
2015-03-11Y1507100401.20 ppb
2015-06-10Y1516200140.690 ppb
2015-06-10Y1516200150.790 ppb
2015-09-09Y1525300120.790 ppb
2015-09-09Y1525300141.10 ppb
2015-09-09Y1525300161.30 ppb
2015-09-09Y1525300150.680 ppb
2015-09-09Y1525300130.660 ppb
2015-09-09Y1525300171.20 ppb