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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Connecticut Water Company - Shoreline Region-chester System

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.

 

10

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
20140.101 ppb102ND - 0.809 ppb
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

Date Lab ID Result
2014-01-21103698PND
2014-01-21103699P0.809 ppb
2014-01-21303824PND
2014-04-22306639PND
2014-05-06106556PND
2014-07-21107769PND
2014-07-21107770P0.200 ppb
2014-07-22307893PND
2014-10-20109406PND
2014-10-21309329PND