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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

City of San Diego

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.

 

92

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND100ND
20130.117 ppb237ND - 0.840 ppb
20140.0788 ppb246ND - 0.710 ppb
2015ND120ND
2016ND110ND
2017ND120ND

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
2012-02-069437-001-0000ND
2012-02-069437-006-0000ND
2012-02-069437-010-0000ND
2012-05-079437-001-0000ND
2012-05-079437-006-0000ND
2012-05-079437-010-0000ND
2012-08-069437-001-0000ND
2012-08-079437-010-0000ND
2012-08-079437-006-0000ND
2012-11-289437-010-0000ND
2013-02-049437-010-0000ND
2013-02-049437-001-0000ND
2013-05-069437-010-0000ND
2013-05-069437-001-0000ND
2013-05-299437-006-0000ND
2013-08-059437-010-0000ND
2013-08-059437-001-0000ND
2013-08-059437-006-0000ND
2013-08-191308683-001AND
2013-08-191308684-001A0.640 ppb
2013-08-201308735-001A0.210 ppb
2013-08-201308736-001A0.290 ppb
2013-08-211308767-001AND
2013-08-211308768-001AND
2013-11-049437-001-0000ND
2013-11-049437-006-0000ND
2013-11-049437-010-0000ND
2013-11-121311403-001A0.250 ppb
2013-11-121311402-001A0.210 ppb
2013-11-121311405-001A0.840 ppb
2013-11-121311404-001A0.250 ppb
2013-11-131311448-001AND
2013-11-131311446-001AND
2014-02-039437-010-0000ND
2014-02-039437-006-0000ND
2014-02-039437-001-0000ND
2014-02-101402418-001AND
2014-02-101402421-001AND
2014-02-101402420-001A0.710 ppb
2014-02-101402419-001A0.210 ppb
2014-02-111402513-001AND
2014-02-111402514-001AND
2014-05-059437-001-0000ND
2014-05-059437-006-0000ND
2014-05-059437-010-0000ND
2014-05-121405512-001A0.240 ppb
2014-05-121405468-001A0.210 ppb
2014-05-121405469-001A0.260 ppb
2014-05-121405511-001A0.260 ppb
2014-05-131405607-001AND
2014-05-131405606-001AND
2014-08-049437-001-0000ND
2014-08-049437-010-0000ND
2014-08-049437-006-0000ND
2014-11-039437-001-0000ND
2014-11-039437-006-0000ND
2014-11-039437-010-0000ND
2015-02-029437-006-0000ND
2015-02-029437-001-0000ND
2015-02-029437-010-0000ND
2015-05-049437-006-0000ND
2015-05-049437-010-0000ND
2015-05-049437-001-0000ND
2015-08-039437-001-0000ND
2015-08-039437-006-0000ND
2015-08-039437-010-0000ND
2015-11-029437-001-0000ND
2015-11-029437-010-0000ND
2015-11-029437-006-0000ND
2016-02-019437-010-0000ND
2016-02-019437-006-0000ND
2016-02-019437-001-0000ND
2016-05-029437-010-0000ND
2016-05-029437-001-0000ND
2016-08-019437-006-0000ND
2016-08-019437-010-0000ND
2016-08-019437-001-0000ND
2016-11-079437-001-0000ND
2016-11-079437-010-0000ND
2016-11-079437-006-0000ND
2017-02-069437-001-0000ND
2017-02-069437-006-0000ND
2017-02-229437-010-0000ND
2017-05-019437-001-0000ND
2017-05-019437-010-0000ND
2017-06-059437-006-0000ND
2017-08-079437-006-0000ND
2017-08-079437-001-0000ND
2017-08-079437-010-0000ND
2017-11-069437-006-0000ND
2017-11-069437-001-0000ND
2017-11-069437-010-0000ND