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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

City of Garden Grove

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.

 

61

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20121.60 ppb42ND - 3.40 ppb
20132.79 ppb3431ND - 4.30 ppb
20142.31 ppb96ND - 4.60 ppb
20150.950 ppb41ND - 3.80 ppb
2016N/A00N/A
20172.18 ppb106ND - 4.20 ppb

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
2012-01-114417-061-0940ND
2012-01-114417-020-09003.00 ppb
2012-04-044417-018-1105ND
2012-04-044417-016-11353.40 ppb
2013-03-0430100628212.80 ppb
2013-03-0530100628163.00 ppb
2013-03-0730100629963.60 ppb
2013-04-034417-061-0935ND
2013-04-034417-018-1100ND
2013-04-034417-020-07153.40 ppb
2013-04-034417-016-1145ND
2013-05-1330100628053.60 ppb
2013-05-1330100629953.10 ppb
2013-05-1330100628202.20 ppb
2013-05-1330100628022.90 ppb
2013-05-1430100628032.20 ppb
2013-05-1430100628133.80 ppb
2013-05-1430100628073.10 ppb
2013-05-1530100628112.80 ppb
2013-05-1530100628153.10 ppb
2013-05-1530100628093.20 ppb
2013-06-103010062821-23.00 ppb
2013-06-103010062816-23.00 ppb
2013-06-113010062996-21.90 ppb
2013-09-033010062821-32.90 ppb
2013-09-033010062816-32.90 ppb
2013-09-043010062996-33.40 ppb
2013-11-133010062809-23.60 ppb
2013-11-133010062802-23.10 ppb
2013-11-133010062806-22.40 ppb
2013-11-133010062805-24.00 ppb
2013-11-133010062813-24.30 ppb
2013-11-133010062811-23.30 ppb
2013-11-133010062815-23.60 ppb
2013-11-133010062995-23.30 ppb
2013-11-133010062820-22.40 ppb
2013-12-093010062816-42.60 ppb
2013-12-103010062996-42.30 ppb
2014-01-084417-019-08104.10 ppb
2014-01-084417-012-09553.10 ppb
2014-01-084417-011-11003.30 ppb
2014-01-084417-009-08354.60 ppb
2014-01-084417-014-07403.40 ppb
2014-02-053010062821-4A2.30 ppb
2014-04-024417-013-1440ND
2014-04-024417-039-1015ND
2014-04-024417-006-1400ND
2015-03-044417-020-07003.80 ppb
2015-03-044417-061-0835ND
2015-04-014417-018-1100ND
2015-04-014417-016-1140ND
2017-02-014417-009-08204.20 ppb
2017-02-014417-012-09153.30 ppb
2017-02-014417-019-07153.80 ppb
2017-02-014417-014-09353.00 ppb
2017-03-014417-011-1020ND
2017-03-014417-018-1050ND
2017-04-264417-039-0955ND
2017-04-264417-016-1120ND
2017-04-264417-011-10203.80 ppb
2017-04-264417-013-12003.70 ppb