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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Lake Cities Municipal Utility Authority

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.

 

20

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
2014ND160ND
2015ND40ND
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
2014-06-24Q1423199005ND
2014-06-24Q1423199001ND
2014-06-24Q1423199007ND
2014-06-24Q1423199003ND
2014-06-24Q1423199011ND
2014-06-24Q1423199009ND
2014-09-18Q1445516007ND
2014-09-18Q1445516003ND
2014-09-18Q1445516005ND
2014-09-18Q1445516001ND
2014-12-17Q1460364003ND
2014-12-17Q1460364009ND
2014-12-17Q1460364007ND
2014-12-17Q1460364005ND
2014-12-17Q1460364011ND
2014-12-17Q1460364001ND
2015-03-17Q1509739003ND
2015-03-17Q1509739007ND
2015-03-17Q1509739005ND
2015-03-17Q1509739001ND