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

Bucks County

8/31/2007 - 7/12/2022, 428 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
382 0.0 0.0 244.6 123 32.2 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
382 0.0 0.0 200.5 16 4.2 0
pH
-
369 7.6 5.5 10.3 33 8.9 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 364 271.0 20.0 1886.0 26 7.1 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
194 -0.4 -4.3 2.2 131 67.5 -
Hardness mg/L 205 161.4 0.8 736.9 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 131 2.2 0.2 217.7 2 1.5 10
Chloride mg/L 16 33.6 2.0 151.0 0 0.0 250
Sulfate mg/L 17 20.7 8.7 55.8 0 0.0 250
Aluminum mg/L 19 0.0 0.0 0.1 2 10.5 0.05-0.2
Arsenic mg/L 150 0.00 0.001 0.023 19 12.7 0.01
Barium mg/L 90 0.11 0.00 1.11 0 0.0 2
Cadmium mg/L 80 0.00 0.001 0.004 0 0.0 0.005
Calcium mg/L 188 37.83 0.25 215.45 - - -
Chromium mg/L 80 0.0 0.001 0.005 0 0.0 0.1
Copper mg/L 253 0.03 0.01 1.50 1 0.4 1.0,1.3
Iron mg/L 210 0.1 0.0 4.2 19 9.0 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 123 0.00 0.003 0.130 15 12.2 0.015
Lead-Running mg/L 188 0.003 0.003 0.043 4 2.1 0.015
Magnesium mg/L 164 13.88 0.05 72.80 - - -
Manganese mg/L 200 0.01 0.01 31.85 44 22.0 0.05
Mercury mg/L 107 0.00 0.000 1.728 29 27.1 0.002
Nickel mg/L 74 0.01 0.005 0.017 - - -
Sodium mg/L 30 0.01 0.01 1.51 - - -
Zinc mg/L 97 0.01 0.00 0.45 0 0.0 5

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

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Directions

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM