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Vanadium

Warminster Municipal Authority

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.

 

46

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
20130.915 ppb2120ND - 3.80 ppb
20140.840 ppb2523ND - 4.00 ppb
2015N/A00N/A

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
2013-11-1910596800160.730 ppb
2013-11-1910596800250.590 ppb
2013-11-1910596800310.470 ppb
2013-11-1910596800190.790 ppb
2013-11-1910596800220.550 ppb
2013-11-1910596800340.530 ppb
2013-11-1910596800371.20 ppb
2013-11-1910596800280.930 ppb
2013-11-1910596800040.630 ppb
2013-11-1910596800073.80 ppb
2013-11-1910596800101.30 ppb
2013-11-1910596800010.710 ppb
2013-11-1910596800430.840 ppb
2013-11-1910596800460.920 ppb
2013-11-1910596800400.750 ppb
2013-11-1910596800490.820 ppb
2013-11-1910596800131.70 ppb
2013-11-191059680052ND
2013-11-2010599940050.480 ppb
2013-11-2010599940030.640 ppb
2013-11-2010599940010.830 ppb
2014-02-1910727170040.500 ppb
2014-02-191072717001ND
2014-05-2020083190010.530 ppb
2014-05-2020083190520.460 ppb
2014-05-2020083190160.730 ppb
2014-05-202008319049ND
2014-05-2020083190190.790 ppb
2014-05-2020083190101.40 ppb
2014-05-2020083190131.70 ppb
2014-05-2020083190074.00 ppb
2014-05-2020083190540.930 ppb
2014-05-2020083190040.600 ppb
2014-05-2020083190430.990 ppb
2014-05-2020083190340.560 ppb
2014-05-2020083190400.680 ppb
2014-05-2020083190220.490 ppb
2014-05-2020083190460.750 ppb
2014-05-2020083190371.30 ppb
2014-05-2020083190310.510 ppb
2014-05-2020083190250.530 ppb
2014-05-2020083190281.000 ppb
2014-05-2020083190560.700 ppb
2014-06-0920116010010.830 ppb
2014-08-1920247640040.510 ppb
2014-08-1920247640010.510 ppb