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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2go

NOTE: Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2go purchases water from Brunswick County Water System which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by Brunswick County Water System.

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.

 

12

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
20140.529 ppb660.203 ppb - 0.973 ppb
2015ND20ND
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

NOTE: Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2go purchases water from Brunswick County Water System which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by Brunswick County Water System.

Date Lab ID Result
2014-12-1535168376001AM0.230 ppb
2014-12-1535168376003AM0.360 ppb
2014-12-1535168376005AM0.220 ppb
2014-12-1535168376007AM0.400 ppb
2015-03-1135179411003AMND
2015-03-1135179411001AMND
2015-06-1135192777001AM0.640 ppb
2015-06-1135192777003AM0.410 ppb
2015-06-1135192777007AM0.400 ppb
2015-06-1135192777005AM0.590 ppb
2015-09-1035206893001AM0.820 ppb
2015-09-1035206893003AM0.770 ppb