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

Forest County

8/17/2011 - 6/20/2022, 68 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
68 6.4 0.0 200.5 42 61.8 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
68 0.0 0.0 200.5 17 25.0 0
pH
-
65 6.6 5.0 8.9 34 52.3 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 65 101.0 20.0 1507.0 2 3.1 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
51 -3.2 -5.5 0.7 41 80.4 -
Hardness mg/L 51 24.4 0.8 161.5 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 51 0.2 0.2 11.1 1 2.0 10
Chloride mg/L 8 10.1 1.0 850.3 2 25.0 250
Sulfate mg/L 0 - - - - - 250
Aluminum mg/L 0 - - - - - 0.05-0.2
Arsenic mg/L 52 0.00 0.003 0.012 1 1.9 0.01
Barium mg/L 51 0.05 0.00 1.37 0 0.0 2
Cadmium mg/L 0 - - - - - 0.005
Calcium mg/L 51 5.26 0.25 48.52 - - -
Chromium mg/L 0 - - - - - 0.1
Copper mg/L 50 0.03 0.01 1.18 0 0.0 1.0,1.3
Iron mg/L 6 0.3 0.0 10.0 3 50.0 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 50 0.01 0.003 0.171 9 18.0 0.015
Lead-Running mg/L 48 0.003 0.003 0.015 1 2.1 0.015
Magnesium mg/L 50 2.47 0.05 11.21 - - -
Manganese mg/L 7 0.22 0.05 2.84 7 100.0 0.05
Mercury mg/L 1 0.11 0.109 0.109 1 100.0 0.002
Nickel mg/L 0 - - - - - -
Sodium mg/L 1 0.26 0.26 0.26 - - -
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