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

Elk County

8/9/2007 - 5/17/2021, 80 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
79 1.0 0.0 200.5 47 59.5 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
79 0.0 0.0 56.0 9 11.4 0
pH
-
74 6.8 4.7 8.8 27 36.5 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 74 81.0 20.0 1707.0 5 6.8 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
48 -2.1 -6.0 0.7 42 87.5 -
Hardness mg/L 47 24.7 0.8 289.7 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 46 0.5 0.2 11.4 2 4.3 10
Chloride mg/L 15 5.0 1.0 480.2 1 6.7 250
Sulfate mg/L 7 10.0 8.5 23.9 0 0.0 250
Aluminum mg/L 6 0.0 0.0 0.1 2 33.3 0.05-0.2
Arsenic mg/L 43 0.00 0.001 0.004 0 0.0 0.01
Barium mg/L 45 0.04 0.00 1.98 0 0.0 2
Cadmium mg/L 0 - - - - - 0.005
Calcium mg/L 46 6.34 0.25 87.16 - - -
Chromium mg/L 0 - - - - - 0.1
Copper mg/L 46 0.02 0.01 1.13 0 0.0 1.0,1.3
Iron mg/L 16 0.1 0.1 16.7 6 37.5 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 36 0.00 0.003 0.242 6 16.7 0.015
Lead-Running mg/L 40 0.003 0.003 0.033 2 5.0 0.015
Magnesium mg/L 46 1.90 0.05 20.80 - - -
Manganese mg/L 16 0.04 0.01 1.91 7 43.8 0.05
Mercury mg/L 1 0.00 0.001 0.001 0 0.0 0.002
Nickel mg/L 0 - - - - - -
Sodium mg/L 0 - - - - - -
Zinc mg/L 0 - - - - - 5

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

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111 Ag Analytical Srvcs Lab
University Park, PA 16802
Directions

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