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Vanadium

Springfield

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
20130.195 ppb1610ND - 0.430 ppb
20140.0525 ppb41ND - 0.210 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
2013-03-18AB94202ND
2013-03-18AB942040.220 ppb
2013-03-18AB942060.200 ppb
2013-03-18AB94200ND
2013-06-16AC021950.280 ppb
2013-06-16AC021970.310 ppb
2013-06-16AC021990.400 ppb
2013-06-16AC022010.240 ppb
2013-09-30AC105510.240 ppb
2013-09-30AC105530.400 ppb
2013-09-30AC105490.400 ppb
2013-09-30AC105470.430 ppb
2013-12-16AC16318ND
2013-12-16AC16320ND
2013-12-16AC16322ND
2013-12-16AC16324ND
2014-03-24AC20621ND
2014-03-25AC206150.210 ppb
2014-03-25AC20617ND
2014-03-25AC20619ND