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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

City of Post Falls

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
20130.204 ppb128ND - 0.340 ppb
20140.251 ppb1210ND - 0.348 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
2013-11-14131118001-004ND
2013-11-14131118001-0120.261 ppb
2013-11-14131118001-0030.326 ppb
2013-11-14131118001-0010.312 ppb
2013-11-14131118001-002ND
2013-11-14131118001-0060.324 ppb
2013-11-14131118001-0070.319 ppb
2013-11-14131118001-008ND
2013-11-14131118001-0090.320 ppb
2013-11-14131118001-0100.240 ppb
2013-11-14131118001-005ND
2013-11-14131118001-0110.340 ppb
2014-05-12140513061-0050.348 ppb
2014-05-12140513061-0020.333 ppb
2014-05-12140513061-0060.253 ppb
2014-05-12140513061-0030.347 ppb
2014-05-13140513061-0080.344 ppb
2014-05-13140513061-010ND
2014-05-13140513061-0120.255 ppb
2014-05-13140513061-0010.288 ppb
2014-05-13140513061-0110.271 ppb
2014-05-13140513061-004ND
2014-05-13140513061-0070.290 ppb
2014-05-13140513061-0090.277 ppb