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

Cameron County

3/11/2008 - 6/9/2020, 85 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
83 20.7 0.0 200.5 60 72.3 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
83 0.0 0.0 200.5 25 30.1 0
pH
-
81 7.3 5.5 9.3 10 12.3 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 79 113.0 20.0 578.0 3 3.8 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
30 -0.2 -3.2 0.3 14 46.7 -
Hardness mg/L 12 58.3 20.9 200.3 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 47 0.5 0.2 4.8 0 0.0 10
Chloride mg/L 24 18.1 1.0 251.7 1 4.2 250
Sulfate mg/L 2 10.0 10.0 10.0 0 0.0 250
Aluminum mg/L 3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.05-0.2
Arsenic mg/L 21 0.00 0.003 0.048 1 4.8 0.01
Barium mg/L 27 0.06 0.00 2.03 1 3.7 2
Cadmium mg/L 2 0.00 0.001 0.001 0 0.0 0.005
Calcium mg/L 12 17.09 5.18 51.72 - - -
Chromium mg/L 2 0.0 0.005 0.005 0 0.0 0.1
Copper mg/L 11 0.01 0.01 0.12 0 0.0 1.0,1.3
Iron mg/L 13 0.1 0.0 2.5 1 7.7 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 10 0.01 0.003 0.077 2 20.0 0.015
Lead-Running mg/L 9 0.003 0.003 0.006 0 0.0 0.015
Magnesium mg/L 10 3.30 0.05 17.27 - - -
Manganese mg/L 13 0.01 0.01 8.99 6 46.2 0.05
Mercury mg/L 3 0.10 0.001 0.142 2 66.7 0.002
Nickel mg/L 2 0.99 0.005 1.967 - - -
Sodium mg/L 1 0.01 0.01 0.01 - - -
Zinc mg/L 3 0.00 0.00 0.02 0 0.0 5

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

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