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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Gulfport Water 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.

 

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
20130.457 ppb660.290 ppb - 0.570 ppb
20140.450 ppb220.440 ppb - 0.460 ppb
20150.475 ppb220.470 ppb - 0.480 ppb
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
2013-06-240.540 ppb
2013-06-240.570 ppb
2013-09-180.310 ppb
2013-09-180.290 ppb
2013-12-090.540 ppb
2013-12-090.490 ppb
2014-03-210.460 ppb
2014-03-210.440 ppb