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

Cambria County

10/14/2007 - 2/28/2020, 61 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
59 6.4 0.0 200.5 34 57.6 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
59 0.0 0.0 73.8 12 20.3 0
pH
-
56 7.4 5.5 8.2 7 12.5 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 56 162.5 20.0 1920.0 3 5.4 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
22 -1.4 -3.8 0.7 18 81.8 -
Hardness mg/L 22 41.7 0.8 210.7 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 18 0.6 0.2 11.3 1 5.6 10
Chloride mg/L 11 7.3 5.0 950.5 1 9.1 250
Sulfate mg/L 9 17.0 10.0 586.6 2 22.2 250
Aluminum mg/L 9 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0.0 0.05-0.2
Arsenic mg/L 13 0.00 0.003 0.003 0 0.0 0.01
Barium mg/L 18 0.04 0.00 11.54 1 5.6 2
Cadmium mg/L 7 0.00 0.001 0.001 0 0.0 0.005
Calcium mg/L 21 9.86 0.25 64.04 - - -
Chromium mg/L 7 0.0 0.005 0.005 0 0.0 0.1
Copper mg/L 29 0.01 0.01 1.52 1 3.4 1.0,1.3
Iron mg/L 22 0.1 0.1 6.7 3 13.6 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 7 0.00 0.003 0.030 1 14.3 0.015
Lead-Running mg/L 18 0.003 0.003 0.007 0 0.0 0.015
Magnesium mg/L 21 3.31 0.05 12.32 - - -
Manganese mg/L 23 0.01 0.01 1.94 6 26.1 0.05
Mercury mg/L 7 0.00 0.001 0.001 0 0.0 0.002
Nickel mg/L 7 0.01 0.005 0.005 - - -
Sodium mg/L 0 - - - - - -
Zinc mg/L 7 0.02 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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