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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

City of Seal Beach

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.

 

23

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
20131.36 ppb158ND - 3.20 ppb
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
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
2012-01-244417-001-0820ND
2012-01-244417-002-0800ND
2012-02-144417-009-0800ND
2012-05-094417-003-0740ND
2013-02-0630100418022.80 ppb
2013-02-0630100419922.10 ppb
2013-02-0630100418042.80 ppb
2013-02-0730100418060.500 ppb
2013-04-234417-001-0845ND
2013-04-234417-003-0805ND
2013-05-294417-001-1050ND
2013-05-294417-001-1100ND
2013-06-103010041805-23.00 ppb
2013-06-253010041991-23.20 ppb
2013-08-074417-009-0855ND
2013-09-033010041805-32.90 ppb
2013-09-163010041991-33.10 ppb
2013-12-034417-002-0835ND
2013-12-034417-003-0810ND
2014-01-304417-002-0900ND
2014-02-254417-003-0740ND
2015-01-204417-009-0805ND
2015-02-024417-002-1030ND