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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

City of Murphy

NOTE: City of Murphy purchases water from North Texas Municipal Water District Wylie Water Treatment Plant which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by North Texas Municipal Water District Wylie Water Treatment Plant.

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.

 

0

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
2014ND60ND
2015ND20ND
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: City of Murphy purchases water from North Texas Municipal Water District Wylie Water Treatment Plant which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by North Texas Municipal Water District Wylie Water Treatment Plant.

Date Lab ID Result