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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Beverly Hills Water Department

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
20141.85 ppb65ND - 2.80 ppb
20152.55 ppb662.50 ppb - 2.70 ppb
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

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
2014-12-29201412290327AM2.70 ppb
2014-12-29201412290331AMND
2014-12-29201412290333AM2.70 ppb
2014-12-29201412290335AM2.80 ppb
2014-12-29201412290337AM2.70 ppb
2014-12-29201412290329AM0.200 ppb
2015-03-05201503050472AM2.50 ppb
2015-03-05201503050470AM2.60 ppb
2015-06-09201506090397AM2.70 ppb
2015-06-09201506090393AM2.50 ppb
2015-09-10201509100707AM2.50 ppb
2015-09-10201509100705AM2.50 ppb
2016-04-219469-014-1220ND
2017-10-129469-014-0805ND