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Vanadium

Layton City Water System

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.

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
20130.829 ppb65ND - 1.79 ppb
20140.907 ppb65ND - 1.97 ppb
2015N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 21 ppb

The 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 Result
2013-09-100.209 ppb
2013-09-101.79 ppb
2013-09-10ND
2013-09-100.672 ppb
2013-12-130.988 ppb
2013-12-131.32 ppb
2014-03-111.97 ppb
2014-03-120.976 ppb
2014-03-120.946 ppb
2014-03-120.946 ppb
2014-06-12ND
2014-06-120.600 ppb