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Vanadium

Bath County Water District

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.

 

20

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
20150.0695 ppb204ND - 0.440 ppb

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 21 ppb

The 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
2015-01-08201501200088AMND
2015-01-08201501200116AMND
2015-01-08201501200090AMND
2015-01-08201501200120AMND
2015-01-08201501200118AMND
2015-04-13201504170327AMND
2015-04-13201504170333AMND
2015-04-13201504170332AMND
2015-04-13201504170326AMND
2015-04-13201504170328AMND
2015-07-21201507290068AM0.440 ppb
2015-07-21201507290072AMND
2015-07-21201507290074AM0.350 ppb
2015-07-21201507290070AMND
2015-07-21201507290066AMND
2015-10-14201510210070AM0.310 ppb
2015-10-14201510210068AMND
2015-10-14201510210076AM0.290 ppb
2015-10-14201510210072AMND
2015-12-02201512100067AMND