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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

City of Kirkland

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.

 

8

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
20140.655 ppb440.440 ppb - 0.960 ppb
20150.408 ppb440.330 ppb - 0.460 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
2014-08-06201408070371AM0.780 ppb
2014-08-06201408070505AM0.960 ppb
2014-11-12201411130783AM0.440 ppb
2014-11-12201411130655AM0.440 ppb
2015-02-04201502050590AM0.390 ppb
2015-02-25201502260379AM0.460 ppb
2015-05-06201505070379AM0.330 ppb
2015-05-06201505070496AM0.450 ppb