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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Naval Station, Newport

NOTE: Naval Station, Newport purchases water from City of Newport which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Newport.

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.

 

16

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
20140.241 ppb1610ND - 0.490 ppb
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

NOTE: Naval Station, Newport purchases water from City of Newport which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Newport.

Date Lab ID Result
2014-03-10201403120546AM0.350 ppb
2014-03-10201403120338AM0.280 ppb
2014-03-10201403120571AM0.370 ppb
2014-03-10201403120364AM0.420 ppb
2014-06-16201406180472AM0.440 ppb
2014-06-16201406180453AM0.340 ppb
2014-06-16201406180279AM0.470 ppb
2014-06-16201406180459AM0.490 ppb
2014-09-15201409180291AM0.260 ppb
2014-09-15201409170838AMND
2014-09-15201409170836AM0.440 ppb
2014-09-15201409180267AMND
2014-12-02201412050327AMND
2014-12-02201412040311AMND
2014-12-02201412040475AMND
2014-12-02201412040473AMND