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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

North Penn Water 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.

 

50

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
2014N/A00N/A
20150.852 ppb5038ND - 2.90 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
2015-01-133170241ND
2015-01-1331701831.20 ppb
2015-01-1331702192.00 ppb
2015-01-1331702371.20 ppb
2015-01-1331702101.70 ppb
2015-01-1331700191.80 ppb
2015-01-1331700651.30 ppb
2015-01-1331701352.80 ppb
2015-01-133170051ND
2015-01-1331701871.20 ppb
2015-01-133170006ND
2015-01-1331702281.20 ppb
2015-01-133170142ND
2015-01-1331701090.400 ppb
2015-01-1331700711.70 ppb
2015-01-1331700380.500 ppb
2015-01-1331701570.800 ppb
2015-01-1331700840.500 ppb
2015-01-133170101ND
2015-01-133170197ND
2015-01-133170201ND
2015-01-133169999ND
2015-02-0231800170.300 ppb
2015-04-083220921ND
2015-04-083220954ND
2015-07-1432821380.600 ppb
2015-07-1432821960.200 ppb
2015-07-1432820960.300 ppb
2015-07-1432821511.000 ppb
2015-07-1432820920.300 ppb
2015-07-1432821000.600 ppb
2015-07-1432822231.20 ppb
2015-07-143282187ND
2015-07-1432821080.500 ppb
2015-07-1432821201.80 ppb
2015-07-1432821291.90 ppb
2015-07-1432821690.900 ppb
2015-07-1432821781.40 ppb
2015-07-1432821120.400 ppb
2015-07-1432822462.10 ppb
2015-07-1432821471.40 ppb
2015-07-1432821600.800 ppb
2015-07-1432822142.90 ppb
2015-07-1432821041.40 ppb
2015-07-2032833441.30 ppb
2015-07-203283340ND
2015-08-1032963671.60 ppb
2015-08-1032963730.600 ppb
2015-10-0733368930.500 ppb
2015-10-0733368890.300 ppb