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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Chesterfield County Central 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.

 

24

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
20140.713 ppb1815ND - 1.30 ppb
20150.368 ppb65ND - 0.490 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 Lab ID Result
2014-04-02201404030307AM0.530 ppb
2014-04-02201404030309AM0.520 ppb
2014-04-02201404030301AMND
2014-04-02201404030311AM0.550 ppb
2014-04-02201404030303AM0.440 ppb
2014-04-02201404030305AM0.660 ppb
2014-07-15201407160488AMND
2014-07-15201407160494AM1.10 ppb
2014-07-15201407160490AM1.20 ppb
2014-07-15201407160498AM1.10 ppb
2014-07-15201407160492AM1.30 ppb
2014-07-15201407160496AM1.000 ppb
2014-10-21201410220466AM1.000 ppb
2014-10-21201410220460AM0.790 ppb
2014-10-21201410220458AMND
2014-10-21201410220464AM1.000 ppb
2014-10-21201410220468AM0.680 ppb
2014-10-21201410220462AM0.960 ppb
2015-01-13201501140531AM0.360 ppb
2015-01-13201501140539AM0.490 ppb
2015-01-13201501140529AMND
2015-01-13201501140535AM0.460 ppb
2015-01-13201501140537AM0.430 ppb
2015-01-13201501140533AM0.470 ppb