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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

City of Redmond 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
20140.370 ppb220.330 ppb - 0.410 ppb
20150.646 ppb1615ND - 1.30 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
2014-09-24A4H1630-01A0.330 ppb
2014-09-24A4H1630-06A0.410 ppb
2015-03-04A5B1435-01A0.240 ppb
2015-03-04A5B1435-06A0.310 ppb
2015-06-09A5C2165-09A0.500 ppb
2015-06-09A5C2165-05A1.10 ppb
2015-06-09A5C2165-01A0.690 ppb
2015-06-09A5C2165-07AND
2015-06-09A5C2165-03A0.720 ppb
2015-06-09A5C2165-11A0.280 ppb
2015-08-18A5G2132-01A1.10 ppb
2015-09-09A5C2343-03A0.710 ppb
2015-09-09A5C2343-05A1.10 ppb
2015-09-09A5C2347-01A0.380 ppb
2015-09-09A5C2343-01A0.600 ppb
2015-09-09A5C2343-07A0.940 ppb
2015-09-09A5C2347-03A0.370 ppb
2015-12-15A5K1615-01A1.30 ppb