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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Fair Lawn Water Department

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
20131.07 ppb1714ND - 2.82 ppb
20140.384 ppb31ND - 1.15 ppb
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018N/A00N/A
2019N/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
2013-01-29703130-81452.81 ppb
2013-01-29703126-81331.22 ppb
2013-01-29703128-81331.45 ppb
2013-05-28721814-90810.352 ppb
2013-05-28721810-90811.27 ppb
2013-05-28721808-9081ND
2013-05-28721812-90811.22 ppb
2013-07-30734226-94522.82 ppb
2013-07-30734212-93971.29 ppb
2013-07-30734230-94521.35 ppb
2013-08-27740419-9601ND
2013-08-27740421-96011.34 ppb
2013-08-27740417-96010.513 ppb
2013-11-26760681-104140.989 ppb
2013-11-26760653-10414ND
2013-11-26760655-104141.20 ppb
2013-11-26760657-104140.304 ppb
2014-02-25772123-10808ND
2014-02-25772095-10808ND
2014-02-25772125-108081.15 ppb