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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

West Sound Utility District #1

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.

 

36

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
20141.39 ppb1811ND - 12.0 ppb
20151.28 ppb187ND - 13.0 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
2014-09-22201409240534AMND
2014-09-22201409240416AMND
2014-09-22201409240412AM1.10 ppb
2014-09-22201409240400AM0.220 ppb
2014-09-22201409240477AMND
2014-09-22201409240418AM3.70 ppb
2014-09-23201409250525AM1.90 ppb
2014-09-23201409250638AMND
2014-09-23201409250596AMND
2014-09-23201409250515AMND
2014-09-24201409260273AM1.30 ppb
2014-09-24201409260271AMND
2014-09-24201409260302AM1.30 ppb
2014-09-24201409260300AM1.20 ppb
2014-09-24201409260275AM0.960 ppb
2014-09-24201409260268AM0.750 ppb
2014-09-24201409260313AM0.550 ppb
2014-09-24201409260328AM12.0 ppb
2015-03-16201503180809AM3.20 ppb
2015-03-16201503180707AMND
2015-03-16201503180471AMND
2015-03-16201503180434AMND
2015-03-16201503180569AMND
2015-03-16201503180741AMND
2015-03-16201503180580AM0.350 ppb
2015-03-16201503180807AMND
2015-03-17201503190660AM0.480 ppb
2015-03-17201503190483AM3.70 ppb
2015-03-17201503190658AMND
2015-03-17201503190512AMND
2015-03-17201503190566AMND
2015-03-17201503190607AMND
2015-03-18201503200132AMND
2015-03-18201503200142AM0.560 ppb
2015-03-18201503200254AM1.80 ppb
2015-03-18201503200243AM13.0 ppb