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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

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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.

 

15

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
20131.00 ppb12120.561 ppb - 2.02 ppb
20140.763 ppb330.746 ppb - 0.778 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

Date Result
2013-05-140.561 ppb
2013-05-141.69 ppb
2013-05-140.633 ppb
2013-05-140.777 ppb
2013-08-200.759 ppb
2013-08-200.889 ppb
2013-08-200.762 ppb
2013-11-212.02 ppb
2013-11-210.633 ppb
2013-11-212.01 ppb
2013-11-210.626 ppb
2013-11-210.687 ppb
2014-02-200.746 ppb
2014-02-200.778 ppb
2014-02-200.765 ppb