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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Aqua Ohio Inc. - Mentor

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.

 

8

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
20140.225 ppb220.200 ppb - 0.250 ppb
20150.0867 ppb62ND - 0.290 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
2014-11-04201411050606AM0.250 ppb
2014-11-04201411050482AM0.200 ppb
2015-02-03201502040320AMND
2015-02-03201502040562AMND
2015-05-04201505050513AMND
2015-05-04201505050281AMND
2015-08-04201508050374AM0.230 ppb
2015-08-04201508050927AM0.290 ppb