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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

US Air Force Academy

NOTE: US Air Force Academy purchases water from Colorado Springs Utilities which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by Colorado Springs Utilities.

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
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND60ND
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
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

NOTE: US Air Force Academy purchases water from Colorado Springs Utilities which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by Colorado Springs Utilities.

Date Result
2013-07-15ND
2013-07-15ND
2013-07-15ND
2013-07-15ND
2013-07-15ND
2013-07-15ND
2013-07-15ND
2013-07-15ND
2013-07-15ND
2013-09-04ND
2013-10-28ND
2013-10-28ND
2013-10-28ND
2013-10-28ND
2013-10-28ND
2013-10-28ND
2013-10-28ND
2013-10-28ND
2014-01-07ND
2014-01-07ND
2014-01-21ND
2014-01-210.310 ppb
2014-01-21ND
2014-01-21ND
2014-01-21ND
2014-01-21ND
2014-01-21ND
2014-01-210.230 ppb
2014-04-21ND
2014-04-21ND
2014-04-21ND
2014-04-21ND
2014-04-21ND
2014-04-21ND
2014-05-12ND
2014-05-12ND