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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Sandy 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.

 

18

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
20140.607 ppb108ND - 1.28 ppb
20150.0932 ppb81ND - 0.745 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 Result
2014-08-110.452 ppb
2014-08-110.735 ppb
2014-08-110.648 ppb
2014-08-110.752 ppb
2014-08-110.705 ppb
2014-08-110.668 ppb
2014-08-151.28 ppb
2014-08-150.830 ppb
2014-10-03ND
2014-10-03ND
2015-01-09ND
2015-01-09ND
2015-02-26ND
2015-04-060.745 ppb
2015-04-06ND
2015-04-06ND
2015-07-27ND
2015-07-27ND