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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

City of Phoenix

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.

 

24

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
20130.0917 ppb244ND - 0.600 ppb
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
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
2013-02-192013010054ND
2013-02-192013010050ND
2013-02-192013010035ND
2013-02-192013010042ND
2013-02-192013010058ND
2013-02-262013010401ND
2013-05-142013029496ND
2013-05-142013029492ND
2013-05-142013029532ND
2013-05-152013029541ND
2013-05-152013029549ND
2013-05-152013029545ND
2013-08-132013050840ND
2013-08-1320130508110.500 ppb
2013-08-1320130507940.600 ppb
2013-08-132013050844ND
2013-08-1420130510570.500 ppb
2013-08-1420130510610.600 ppb
2013-11-062013070947ND
2013-11-062013070955ND
2013-11-062013070943ND
2013-11-062013070951ND
2013-11-062013070994ND
2013-11-062013070990ND