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

Schuylkill County

9/20/2007 - 7/15/2016, 62 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
60 3.1 0.0 200.5 36 60.0 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
60 0.0 0.0 200.5 15 25.0 0
pH
-
47 7.3 5.4 8.6 10 21.3 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 47 107.0 33.0 253.0 0 0.0 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
17 -0.9 -3.2 0.4 11 64.7 -
Hardness mg/L 18 65.9 1.7 134.6 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 14 2.4 0.2 40.5 1 7.1 10
Chloride mg/L 0 - - - - - 250
Sulfate mg/L 1 4.0 4.0 4.0 0 0.0 250
Aluminum mg/L 2 0.1 0.0 0.3 1 50.0 0.05-0.2
Arsenic mg/L 12 0.00 0.001 0.024 3 25.0 0.01
Barium mg/L 9 0.03 0.01 0.12 0 0.0 2
Cadmium mg/L 9 0.00 0.001 0.002 0 0.0 0.005
Calcium mg/L 17 16.00 0.50 47.67 - - -
Chromium mg/L 9 0.0 0.005 0.005 0 0.0 0.1
Copper mg/L 26 0.01 0.01 1.26 0 0.0 1.0,1.3
Iron mg/L 19 0.1 0.1 0.7 2 10.5 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 6 0.01 0.003 0.031 2 33.3 0.015
Lead-Running mg/L 13 0.006 0.003 0.175 1 7.7 0.015
Magnesium mg/L 17 4.24 0.10 10.30 - - -
Manganese mg/L 19 0.01 0.01 0.21 5 26.3 0.05
Mercury mg/L 8 0.00 0.000 0.001 0 0.0 0.002
Nickel mg/L 9 0.01 0.005 0.007 - - -
Sodium mg/L 0 - - - - - -
Zinc mg/L 9 0.04 0.01 0.39 0 0.0 5

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