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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Marco Island 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.

 

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
20130.903 ppb440.710 ppb - 1.20 ppb
20140.930 ppb440.620 ppb - 1.30 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
2013-09-180.840 ppb
2013-09-190.860 ppb
2013-12-091.20 ppb
2013-12-090.710 ppb
2014-03-250.620 ppb
2014-03-250.960 ppb
2014-06-240.840 ppb
2014-06-241.30 ppb