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

Carbon County

8/9/2007 - 6/24/2019, 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
75 0.0 0.0 200.5 25 33.3 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
75 0.0 0.0 62.4 4 5.3 0
pH
-
65 6.6 5.0 8.4 30 46.2 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 63 69.0 20.0 524.0 1 1.6 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
30 -3.1 -5.7 0.7 29 96.7 -
Hardness mg/L 31 21.7 0.8 213.1 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 15 0.5 0.2 8.4 0 0.0 10
Chloride mg/L 2 17.9 15.5 20.2 0 0.0 250
Sulfate mg/L 4 12.4 1.0 22.9 0 0.0 250
Aluminum mg/L 3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0.0 0.05-0.2
Arsenic mg/L 11 0.00 0.001 0.012 1 9.1 0.01
Barium mg/L 10 0.02 0.00 0.07 0 0.0 2
Cadmium mg/L 8 0.00 0.001 0.002 0 0.0 0.005
Calcium mg/L 27 4.32 0.25 36.21 - - -
Chromium mg/L 8 0.0 0.001 0.005 0 0.0 0.1
Copper mg/L 34 0.08 0.01 1.17 0 0.0 1.0,1.3
Iron mg/L 33 0.1 0.0 2.5 5 15.2 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 18 0.01 0.003 0.108 6 33.3 0.015
Lead-Running mg/L 23 0.003 0.003 0.014 0 0.0 0.015
Magnesium mg/L 20 1.63 0.05 33.37 - - -
Manganese mg/L 30 0.02 0.01 3.81 10 33.3 0.05
Mercury mg/L 17 0.05 0.000 0.175 10 58.8 0.002
Nickel mg/L 6 0.01 0.005 0.010 - - -
Sodium mg/L 8 0.01 0.01 0.05 - - -
Zinc mg/L 13 0.01 0.00 0.11 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