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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Macon County PWSD 1

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.

 

20

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
20130.204 ppb169ND - 0.450 ppb
20140.0725 ppb41ND - 0.290 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

Date Lab ID Result
2013-03-27AB946800.360 ppb
2013-03-27AB94682ND
2013-03-27AB94684ND
2013-03-27AB94686ND
2013-05-28AB973740.400 ppb
2013-05-28AB97372ND
2013-05-28AB973700.440 ppb
2013-05-28AB973680.420 ppb
2013-08-28AC089660.450 ppb
2013-08-28AC08964ND
2013-08-28AC089620.390 ppb
2013-08-28AC089600.330 ppb
2013-11-25AC149610.260 ppb
2013-11-25AC14963ND
2013-11-25AC149670.220 ppb
2013-12-30AC16507ND
2014-02-19AC191270.290 ppb
2014-02-19AC19129ND
2014-02-19AC19131ND
2014-02-19AC19133ND