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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

De Pere Water Department

NOTE: De Pere Water Department purchases water from Central Brown Co. Water Authority which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by Central Brown Co. Water Authority.

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.

 

0

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
20140.310 ppb11110.287 ppb - 0.327 ppb
20150.278 ppb12120.220 ppb - 0.307 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

NOTE: De Pere Water Department purchases water from Central Brown Co. Water Authority which is required to test for vanadium. Sample information shown below was taken by Central Brown Co. Water Authority.

Date Lab ID Result