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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Okmulgee

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
2013ND20ND
20140.175 ppb63ND - 0.408 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
2013-11-043K05080-01ND
2013-11-043K05080-04ND
2014-02-044B04052-010.408 ppb
2014-02-044B04052-050.318 ppb
2014-05-064E06083-01ND
2014-05-064E06083-04ND
2014-09-024I02046-04ND
2014-09-024I02046-010.321 ppb