Menu

EWG's Tap Water Database

Donate

Vanadium

Boone County PWSD 9

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
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND100ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 21 ppb

The 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
2013-03-13AB94090ND
2013-03-13AB94094ND
2013-03-13AB94096ND
2013-04-09AB96058ND
2013-04-09AB96060ND
2013-10-07AC10443ND
2013-10-07AC10441ND
2013-10-07AC10439ND
2013-10-07AC10437ND
2013-10-07AC10445ND