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

Forest County

8/17/2011 - 12/4/2019, 63 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
63 7.5 0.0 200.5 39 61.9 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
63 0.0 0.0 200.5 16 25.4 0
pH
-
60 6.6 5.0 8.9 31 51.7 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 60 108.0 20.0 1507.0 2 3.3 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
49 -3.2 -5.5 0.7 39 79.6 -
Hardness mg/L 49 25.3 0.8 161.5 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 50 0.2 0.2 11.1 1 2.0 10
Chloride mg/L 6 16.6 2.0 850.3 2 33.3 250
Sulfate mg/L 0 - - - - - 250
Aluminum mg/L 0 - - - - - 0.05-0.2
Arsenic mg/L 51 0.00 0.003 0.012 1 2.0 0.01
Barium mg/L 49 0.04 0.00 1.37 0 0.0 2
Cadmium mg/L 0 - - - - - 0.005
Calcium mg/L 49 5.41 0.25 48.52 - - -
Chromium mg/L 0 - - - - - 0.1
Copper mg/L 49 0.03 0.01 1.18 0 0.0 1.0,1.3
Iron mg/L 4 0.3 0.1 0.5 2 50.0 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 48 0.01 0.003 0.171 8 16.7 0.015
Lead-Running mg/L 47 0.003 0.003 0.015 1 2.1 0.015
Magnesium mg/L 49 2.47 0.05 11.21 - - -
Manganese mg/L 4 0.16 0.05 0.22 4 100.0 0.05
Mercury mg/L 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