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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Mount Morris, City of

NOTE: Mount Morris, City of purchases water from Genesee County Water System which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by Genesee County Water 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.

 

10

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
20130.135 ppb42ND - 0.320 ppb
20140.118 ppb63ND - 0.270 ppb
2015N/A00N/A
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

NOTE: Mount Morris, City of purchases water from Genesee County Water System which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by Genesee County Water System.

Date Lab ID Result
2013-09-1810491690030.220 ppb
2013-09-1810491690010.320 ppb
2013-12-171064014003ND
2013-12-171064014001ND
2014-03-191077213003ND
2014-03-191077213001ND
2014-06-1120120000010.210 ppb
2014-06-112012000003ND
2014-10-0220325010010.270 ppb
2014-10-0220325010030.230 ppb