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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

City of Brighton

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.

 

20

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
20140.260 ppb129ND - 0.410 ppb
20150.215 ppb84ND - 0.540 ppb
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 Result
2014-07-220.390 ppb
2014-07-220.410 ppb
2014-07-220.350 ppb
2014-07-22ND
2014-07-220.380 ppb
2014-07-220.390 ppb
2014-10-150.380 ppb
2014-10-150.270 ppb
2014-10-150.240 ppb
2014-10-15ND
2014-10-15ND
2014-10-150.310 ppb
2015-01-26ND
2015-01-26ND
2015-01-260.370 ppb
2015-01-260.380 ppb
2015-05-270.430 ppb
2015-05-270.540 ppb
2015-05-27ND
2015-05-27ND