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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Vanadium

East Grand Rapids

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
20130.310 ppb660.260 ppb - 0.380 ppb
20140.290 ppb220.250 ppb - 0.330 ppb
20150.263 ppb440.250 ppb - 0.280 ppb
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018N/A00N/A
2019N/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
2013-06-1210320920020.320 ppb
2013-06-1210320920010.290 ppb
2013-08-1210421010010.330 ppb
2013-08-1210421010030.260 ppb
2013-11-1110580000030.280 ppb
2013-11-1110580000010.380 ppb
2014-02-1310717550030.250 ppb
2014-02-1310717550010.330 ppb