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Vanadium

Del-Co Water Company Inc.

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.

 

16

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
20140.0700 ppb133ND - 0.350 ppb
2015ND30ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 21 ppb

The 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
2014-05-05201405060353AMND
2014-05-05201405060272AM0.220 ppb
2014-05-13201405140518AM0.340 ppb
2014-05-13201405140512AMND
2014-05-21201405220455AMND
2014-08-05201408060357AMND
2014-08-05201408060320AMND
2014-08-12201408130376AMND
2014-08-19201408210450AMND
2014-11-17201411180088AMND
2014-11-17201411180487AMND
2014-11-17201411180174AMND
2014-11-18201411190573AM0.350 ppb
2015-02-10201502110510AMND
2015-02-10201502110515AMND
2015-02-11201502120616AMND