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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Pinellas Park Water Department

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
20130.405 ppb220.380 ppb - 0.430 ppb
20140.453 ppb660.360 ppb - 0.530 ppb
20150.484 ppb880.310 ppb - 0.750 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
2013-12-090.430 ppb
2013-12-090.380 ppb
2014-03-040.430 ppb
2014-03-040.490 ppb
2014-06-100.530 ppb
2014-06-100.530 ppb
2014-09-290.360 ppb
2014-09-290.380 ppb