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Summary of Drinking Water Samples Tested by the Penn State Agricultural Analytical Services Laboratory

Forest County

8/17/2011 - 7/1/2014, 11 Samples

Test Parameter Units Number of Samples Tested Median Minimum Maximum Number of samples failing EPA Std Percent of samples failing EPA Std EPA Drink Water Std
Total
Coliform
MPN/100
mL
11 12.4 0.0 200.5 6 54.5 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
11 0.0 0.0 22.2 3 27.3 0
pH
-
9 6.2 5.0 8.0 5 55.6 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 9 109.0 20.0 287.0 0 0.0 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
2 -3.3 -4.3 -2.3 2 100.0 -
Hardness mg/L 2 37.4 24.4 50.5 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0 0.0 10
Chloride mg/L 2 16.6 10.6 22.7 0 0.0 250
Sulfate mg/L 0 - - - - - 250
Aluminum mg/L 0 - - - - - 0.05-0.2
Arsenic mg/L 4 0.00 0.003 0.003 0 0.0 0.01
Barium mg/L 2 0.26 0.26 0.27 0 0.0 2
Cadmium mg/L 0 - - - - - 0.005
Calcium mg/L 2 8.31 5.16 11.47 - - -
Chromium mg/L 0 - - - - - 0.1
Copper mg/L 2 0.22 0.04 0.40 0 0.0 1.0,1.3
Iron mg/L 2 0.3 0.1 0.5 1 50.0 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 2 0.03 0.025 0.030 2 100.0 0.015
Lead-Running mg/L 1 0.006 0.006 0.006 0 0.0 0.015
Magnesium mg/L 2 4.05 2.79 5.31 - - -
Manganese mg/L 2 0.16 0.09 0.22 2 100.0 0.05
Mercury mg/L 0 - - - - - 0.002
Nickel mg/L 0 - - - - - -
Sodium mg/L 0 - - - - - -
Zinc mg/L 0 - - - - - 5

*For corrosivity index, failure criteria based on less than -0.5 or greater than 0.5