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Vanadium

East Cherry Creek Valley Water and Sanitation District

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.

 

36

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
20140.0681 ppb3610ND - 0.340 ppb
2015N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 21 ppb

The 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
2014-02-10ND
2014-02-10ND
2014-02-10ND
2014-02-10ND
2014-02-11ND
2014-02-24ND
2014-02-240.240 ppb
2014-02-24ND
2014-02-24ND
2014-02-24ND
2014-02-24ND
2014-02-24ND
2014-02-240.270 ppb
2014-02-240.340 ppb
2014-02-260.240 ppb
2014-02-260.200 ppb
2014-05-120.230 ppb
2014-05-12ND
2014-08-12ND
2014-08-13ND
2014-08-14ND
2014-08-14ND
2014-08-19ND
2014-08-19ND
2014-08-20ND
2014-08-200.200 ppb
2014-08-20ND
2014-08-200.220 ppb
2014-08-20ND
2014-08-21ND
2014-08-25ND
2014-08-26ND
2014-08-26ND
2014-10-06ND
2014-11-100.300 ppb
2014-11-240.210 ppb