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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

City of Cocoa

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.

 

8

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
20130.975 ppb220.950 ppb - 1.000 ppb
20140.482 ppb660.350 ppb - 0.570 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 Result
2013-10-100.950 ppb
2013-10-101.000 ppb
2014-01-130.540 ppb
2014-01-130.490 ppb
2014-04-170.440 ppb
2014-04-170.350 ppb
2014-07-210.500 ppb
2014-07-210.570 ppb