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Vanadium

Cole 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.

 

14

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
2013ND70ND
2014ND70ND
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
2013-06-04AB97376ND
2013-06-04AB97388ND
2013-06-04AB97386ND
2013-06-04AB97384ND
2013-06-04AB97382ND
2013-06-04AB97380ND
2013-06-04AB97378ND
2014-02-25AC14979ND
2014-02-25AC14977ND
2014-02-25AC14975ND
2014-02-25AC14973ND
2014-02-25AC14971ND
2014-02-25AC14969ND
2014-02-25AC14981ND