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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Phoenixville Water Dept

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
20130.210 ppb64ND - 0.330 ppb
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
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
2013-06-1110318130030.320 ppb
2013-06-1110318130010.330 ppb
2013-09-0910469290030.310 ppb
2013-09-0910469290010.300 ppb
2013-12-091062578003ND
2013-12-091062578001ND
2014-03-131075984001ND
2014-03-131075984003ND