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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Garden City Water and Sewer 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.

 

31

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
20140.623 ppb1510ND - 1.80 ppb
20150.481 ppb1610ND - 1.40 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 Lab ID Result
2014-09-15201409170709AM0.540 ppb
2014-09-15201409180263AM0.510 ppb
2014-09-15201409180279AMND
2014-09-15201409180296AMND
2014-09-15201409180273AM1.20 ppb
2014-09-16201409180684AM0.220 ppb
2014-09-16201409180657AM1.10 ppb
2014-09-16201409180707AMND
2014-09-16201409180566AM0.650 ppb
2014-09-16201409180739AM1.40 ppb
2014-09-16201409180737AMND
2014-09-16201409180699AMND
2014-09-16201409180561AM1.80 ppb
2014-09-16201409180568AM0.630 ppb
2014-10-21201410220288AM1.30 ppb
2015-03-18201503190589AM0.980 ppb
2015-03-18201503190476AM0.510 ppb
2015-03-18201503190545AM0.460 ppb
2015-03-18201503190635AM0.510 ppb
2015-03-19201503200355AM0.500 ppb
2015-03-19201503200190AMND
2015-03-19201503200357AM1.10 ppb
2015-03-19201503200107AMND
2015-03-19201503200349AMND
2015-03-19201503200183AMND
2015-03-25201503260915AM0.530 ppb
2015-03-25201503260618AM1.20 ppb
2015-03-26201503270129AMND
2015-03-26201503270333AM1.40 ppb
2015-03-26201503280159AM0.510 ppb
2015-03-26201503280144AMND