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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Joint Municipal WSC

NOTE: Joint Municipal WSC purchases water from City of West Columbia which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by City of West Columbia.

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
20130.825 ppb880.670 ppb - 1.30 ppb
20141.27 ppb12120.480 ppb - 8.60 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: Joint Municipal WSC purchases water from City of West Columbia which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by City of West Columbia.

Date Lab ID Result
2013-10-29201310310123AM0.250 ppb
2013-10-29201310310125AM0.650 ppb
2013-10-29201310310127AM0.270 ppb
2013-10-29201310310104AM0.600 ppb
2014-01-27201401310072AM0.480 ppb
2014-01-27201401310081AM0.520 ppb
2014-01-27201401310090AM0.480 ppb
2014-01-27201401310078AM0.560 ppb
2014-04-28201405010501AM0.550 ppb
2014-04-28201405010478AM0.540 ppb
2014-04-28201405010427AM0.560 ppb
2014-04-28201405010406AM0.700 ppb
2014-07-22201407240342AM0.600 ppb
2014-07-22201407240347AM0.800 ppb
2014-07-22201407240502AM8.60 ppb
2014-07-22201407240425AM0.810 ppb