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

Cambria County

10/14/2007 - 6/20/2022, 77 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
74 2.6 0.0 200.5 41 55.4 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
74 0.0 0.0 73.8 14 18.9 0
pH
-
70 7.3 5.5 8.2 9 12.9 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 69 161.0 20.0 1920.0 3 4.3 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
26 -1.8 -4.3 0.7 22 84.6 -
Hardness mg/L 28 39.4 0.8 237.3 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 21 0.5 0.2 11.3 1 4.8 10
Chloride mg/L 12 8.6 5.0 950.5 1 8.3 250
Sulfate mg/L 12 16.4 7.5 586.6 2 16.7 250
Aluminum mg/L 12 0.0 0.0 0.2 1 8.3 0.05-0.2
Arsenic mg/L 18 0.00 0.003 0.027 1 5.6 0.01
Barium mg/L 22 0.08 0.00 11.54 1 4.5 2
Cadmium mg/L 11 0.00 0.001 0.001 0 0.0 0.005
Calcium mg/L 25 9.66 0.25 64.04 - - -
Chromium mg/L 11 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 29 0.1 0.0 6.7 3 10.3 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 10 0.00 0.003 0.030 1 10.0 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 27 0.01 0.01 2.96 8 29.6 0.05
Mercury mg/L 11 0.00 0.001 1.053 2 18.2 0.002
Nickel mg/L 9 0.01 0.005 0.005 - - -
Sodium mg/L 3 0.01 0.01 0.33 - - -
Zinc mg/L 11 0.01 0.00 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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