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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Bladen County Water Dist-West Bladen

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.

 

24

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
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
20150.00833 ppb241ND - 0.200 ppb
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
2015-03-173208523ND
2015-03-173208265ND
2015-03-173208245ND
2015-03-173208455ND
2015-03-173208428ND
2015-03-173208432ND
2015-03-173208350ND
2015-03-173208447ND
2015-03-173208532ND
2015-03-173208464ND
2015-03-173208324ND
2015-03-173208377ND
2015-09-153322913ND
2015-09-153322207ND
2015-09-153322958ND
2015-09-153322886ND
2015-09-153322930ND
2015-09-153322949ND
2015-09-153322917ND
2015-09-153322873ND
2015-09-153322900ND
2015-09-153322211ND
2015-09-153322921ND
2015-09-1533228580.200 ppb