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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Pittsfield Township

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
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
20150.470 ppb86ND - 0.895 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
2015-02-24845053-13511ND
2015-02-24845055-13511ND
2015-05-20861055-141630.366 ppb
2015-05-20861053-141500.340 ppb
2015-08-19878071-147810.883 ppb
2015-08-19878073-147810.895 ppb
2015-11-30896008-154860.633 ppb
2015-11-30896010-154860.639 ppb