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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Chillicothe City PWS

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.

 

4

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
20140.335 ppb220.330 ppb - 0.340 ppb
20150.315 ppb220.310 ppb - 0.320 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
2014-10-13201410210420AM0.330 ppb
2014-10-13201410210422AM0.340 ppb
2015-04-06201504170322AM0.310 ppb
2015-04-06201504170324AM0.320 ppb