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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

City of Detroit

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.

 

32

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
20140.150 ppb84ND - 0.590 ppb
20150.208 ppb249ND - 0.660 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
2014-10-2035160217007AMND
2014-10-2035160217015AMND
2014-10-2035160217009AM0.590 ppb
2014-10-2035160217001AM0.200 ppb
2014-10-2035160217011AM0.200 ppb
2014-10-2035160217005AMND
2014-10-2035160217013AMND
2014-10-2035160217003AM0.210 ppb
2015-01-1435171455011AMND
2015-01-1435171455015AMND
2015-01-1435171455013AMND
2015-01-1435171455003AMND
2015-01-1435171455009AM0.370 ppb
2015-01-1435171455007AMND
2015-01-1435171455001AMND
2015-01-1435171455005AMND
2015-04-1335183948007AMND
2015-04-1335183948011AMND
2015-04-1335183948015AMND
2015-04-1335183948005AMND
2015-04-1335183948013AMND
2015-04-1335183948009AMND
2015-04-1335183948001AMND
2015-04-1335183948003AMND
2015-07-1435197937005AM0.660 ppb
2015-07-1435197937007AM0.610 ppb
2015-07-1435197937011AM0.530 ppb
2015-07-1435197937013AM0.520 ppb
2015-07-1435197937015AM0.480 ppb
2015-07-1435197937009AM0.580 ppb
2015-07-1435197937003AM0.660 ppb
2015-07-1435197937001AM0.590 ppb