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

Cambria County

10/14/2007 - 6/14/2021, 67 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
65 3.1 0.0 200.5 37 56.9 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
65 0.0 0.0 73.8 12 18.5 0
pH
-
61 7.4 5.5 8.2 8 13.1 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 61 162.0 20.0 1920.0 3 4.9 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
24 -1.6 -4.3 0.7 20 83.3 -
Hardness mg/L 24 36.1 0.8 210.7 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 19 0.5 0.2 11.3 1 5.3 10
Chloride mg/L 12 8.6 5.0 950.5 1 8.3 250
Sulfate mg/L 10 20.2 10.0 586.6 2 20.0 250
Aluminum mg/L 10 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0.0 0.05-0.2
Arsenic mg/L 16 0.00 0.003 0.027 1 6.3 0.01
Barium mg/L 20 0.06 0.00 11.54 1 5.0 2
Cadmium mg/L 9 0.00 0.001 0.001 0 0.0 0.005
Calcium mg/L 23 9.66 0.25 64.04 - - -
Chromium mg/L 9 0.0 0.005 0.005 0 0.0 0.1
Copper mg/L 33 0.01 0.01 1.52 1 3.0 1.0,1.3
Iron mg/L 25 0.1 0.1 6.7 3 12.0 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 8 0.00 0.003 0.030 1 12.5 0.015
Lead-Running mg/L 22 0.003 0.003 0.007 0 0.0 0.015
Magnesium mg/L 23 1.64 0.05 12.32 - - -
Manganese mg/L 25 0.01 0.01 1.94 6 24.0 0.05
Mercury mg/L 9 0.00 0.001 0.001 0 0.0 0.002
Nickel mg/L 9 0.01 0.005 0.005 - - -
Sodium mg/L 0 - - - - - -
Zinc mg/L 9 0.01 0.01 0.16 0 0.0 5

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

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