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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

City of Biloxi

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.

 

28

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
20130.116 ppb147ND - 0.258 ppb
20140.119 ppb147ND - 0.270 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
2013-10-21754016-101680.211 ppb
2013-10-21754001-101470.258 ppb
2013-10-21754030-10168ND
2013-10-21754020-101680.235 ppb
2013-10-21754022-10168ND
2013-10-21754003-10147ND
2013-10-21754018-101680.244 ppb
2013-10-21754009-10147ND
2013-10-21754007-10147ND
2013-10-21754026-10168ND
2013-10-21754024-10168ND
2013-10-21754005-101470.238 ppb
2013-10-21753991-101470.210 ppb
2013-10-21753989-101470.228 ppb
2014-04-22781960-11234ND
2014-04-22781932-11234ND
2014-04-22781970-11234ND
2014-04-22781908-112340.245 ppb
2014-04-22781936-112340.202 ppb
2014-04-22781968-11234ND
2014-04-22781910-11305ND
2014-04-22781940-112340.217 ppb
2014-04-22781930-112340.270 ppb
2014-04-22781966-112340.225 ppb
2014-04-22781962-11234ND
2014-04-22781912-112340.245 ppb
2014-04-22781934-112340.268 ppb
2014-05-05783994-11305ND