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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Vanadium

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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
20130.243 ppb65ND - 0.415 ppb
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
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
2013-05-08718429-89200.214 ppb
2013-05-08718431-89200.233 ppb
2013-08-13737668-95370.284 ppb
2013-08-13737670-95370.415 ppb
2013-11-12758279-10317ND
2013-11-12758281-103170.312 ppb
2014-02-11770234-10752ND
2014-02-11770232-10752ND