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Vanadium

Green River Valley 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.

 

8

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
20130.365 ppb440.280 ppb - 0.420 ppb
20140.290 ppb440.233 ppb - 0.395 ppb
2015N/A00N/A

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
2013-08-193080195-01A0.368 ppb
2013-08-193080195-03A0.391 ppb
2013-11-183111186-03A0.280 ppb
2013-11-183111186-01A0.420 ppb
2014-02-274020918-03A0.267 ppb
2014-02-274020918-01A0.265 ppb
2014-05-204050559-01A0.233 ppb
2014-07-154072319-01A0.395 ppb