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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Warren Water District

NOTE: Warren Water District purchases water from Des Moines Water Works which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by Des Moines 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.

 

24

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
20131.38 ppb441.10 ppb - 1.60 ppb
20141.50 ppb441.30 ppb - 1.80 ppb
20151.03 ppb127ND - 2.80 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

NOTE: Warren Water District purchases water from Des Moines Water Works which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by Des Moines Water Works.

Date Lab ID Result
2014-07-301809591.40 ppb
2014-07-30180953ND
2014-07-301809601.60 ppb
2014-07-30180952ND
2014-07-30180957ND
2014-07-30180955ND
2014-10-081962201.30 ppb
2014-10-081962220.400 ppb
2014-10-081962191.10 ppb
2014-10-08196216ND
2014-10-081962230.600 ppb
2014-10-08196217ND
2015-01-26211478ND
2015-01-262114771.90 ppb
2015-01-262114970.600 ppb
2015-01-26211479ND
2015-01-262114830.600 ppb
2015-01-272116851.50 ppb
2015-04-012265312.80 ppb
2015-04-01226434ND
2015-04-01226530ND
2015-04-01226435ND
2015-04-012264332.50 ppb
2015-04-012264312.50 ppb