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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Waterloo Water Works

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.

 

21

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
20140.259 ppb2113ND - 0.637 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
2014-03-26776989-111000.637 ppb
2014-03-26776995-111000.334 ppb
2014-03-26776991-111000.390 ppb
2014-03-26776997-111000.567 ppb
2014-03-26776993-111000.558 ppb
2014-03-26776999-111000.205 ppb
2014-03-26776987-11100ND
2014-03-26777003-11100ND
2014-03-26776985-11100ND
2014-03-26777001-111000.296 ppb
2014-09-16818908-12490ND
2014-09-16818943-124900.321 ppb
2014-09-16818933-124900.497 ppb
2014-09-16818947-124900.292 ppb
2014-09-16818945-124900.505 ppb
2014-09-16818941-124900.358 ppb
2014-09-16818935-12490ND
2014-09-16818939-124900.472 ppb
2014-09-16818910-12490ND
2014-09-16818937-12490ND
2014-10-22827624-12847ND