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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

City of Palestine

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.

 

8

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
20140.922 ppb660.761 ppb - 1.10 ppb
20150.732 ppb220.726 ppb - 0.738 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
2014-05-29Q14182080010.761 ppb
2014-05-29Q14182080030.965 ppb
2014-08-28Q14400490011.10 ppb
2014-08-28Q14400490031.02 ppb
2014-11-20Q14569490030.855 ppb
2014-11-20Q14569490010.832 ppb
2015-02-26Q15075400030.738 ppb
2015-02-26Q15075400010.726 ppb