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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

North Las Vegas Utilities

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.

 

22

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013N/A00N/A
20141.26 ppb1310ND - 1.90 ppb
20150.825 ppb42ND - 1.70 ppb
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND10ND

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
2012-05-2312050554-001ND
2012-06-1912060403-002ND
2012-06-2712060581-002ND
2012-09-1312090214-001ND
2014-02-1114020152-001ND
2014-04-15201404170350AM1.60 ppb
2014-04-15201404170352AM1.60 ppb
2014-04-15201404170354AM1.80 ppb
2014-04-15201404170356AM1.40 ppb
2014-06-2514060513-001ND
2014-07-22201407250243AM1.50 ppb
2014-07-22201407250245AM1.50 ppb
2014-07-3114070540-001ND
2014-10-28201410300259AM1.80 ppb
2014-10-28201410300257AM1.90 ppb
2014-10-28201410300261AM1.40 ppb
2014-10-28201410300255AM1.90 ppb
2015-01-27201501290237AM1.70 ppb
2015-01-27201501290234AM1.60 ppb
2015-06-1715060304-001ND
2015-09-0915090134-001ND
2017-10-11S1706515001ND