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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Paw Penn District

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.

 

32

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20140.475 ppb166ND - 2.90 ppb
20150.363 ppb165ND - 2.50 ppb
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
2014-10-0627102001ND
2014-10-0627101801ND
2014-10-0627102101ND
2014-10-0627101501ND
2014-10-06271010010.300 ppb
2014-10-06271011010.400 ppb
2014-10-1327101901ND
2014-10-1327101701ND
2014-10-13271022012.70 ppb
2014-10-1327101201ND
2014-10-13271014011.10 ppb
2014-10-13271009012.90 ppb
2014-10-143133123ND
2014-10-143133169ND
2014-10-1431331710.200 ppb
2014-10-143133173ND
2015-04-0328566101ND
2015-04-03285664012.50 ppb
2015-04-03285651012.40 ppb
2015-04-03285655010.400 ppb
2015-04-0328566501ND
2015-04-0328565901ND
2015-04-0728565401ND
2015-04-07285666010.200 ppb
2015-04-0728565801ND
2015-04-0728566001ND
2015-04-0728565701ND
2015-04-0728566201ND
2015-04-0828565301ND
2015-04-08285663010.300 ppb
2015-04-1728565201ND
2015-04-2929060901ND