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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Chesterfield Rural Water

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.

 

10

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
20130.140 ppb52ND - 0.450 ppb
20140.122 ppb52ND - 0.310 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

Date Lab ID Result
2013-08-19201308210609AMND
2013-08-19201308210383AM0.450 ppb
2013-08-19201308210444AMND
2013-11-20201311220548AM0.250 ppb
2013-11-20201311220624AMND
2014-02-19201402210357AMND
2014-02-19201402210242AMND
2014-02-19201402210299AM0.300 ppb
2014-05-21201405230217AM0.310 ppb
2014-05-21201405230319AMND