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

Lebanon County

8/9/2007 - 6/23/2020, 98 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
93 0.0 0.0 200.5 36 38.7 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
93 0.0 0.0 28.8 10 10.8 0
pH
-
80 7.4 4.7 8.8 11 13.8 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 80 214.5 10.0 906.0 6 7.5 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
29 -1.0 -3.4 0.4 16 55.2 -
Hardness mg/L 32 65.0 0.8 546.1 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 20 5.9 0.2 18.2 3 15.0 10
Chloride mg/L 3 19.0 8.2 46.2 0 0.0 250
Sulfate mg/L 1 51.9 51.9 51.9 0 0.0 250
Aluminum mg/L 3 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0.0 0.05-0.2
Arsenic mg/L 16 0.00 0.001 0.005 0 0.0 0.01
Barium mg/L 10 0.08 0.01 0.75 0 0.0 2
Cadmium mg/L 9 0.00 0.001 0.004 0 0.0 0.005
Calcium mg/L 29 16.00 0.25 195.61 - - -
Chromium mg/L 9 0.0 0.005 0.005 0 0.0 0.1
Copper mg/L 38 0.02 0.01 1.40 1 2.6 1.0,1.3
Iron mg/L 30 0.1 0.1 5.1 4 13.3 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 15 0.01 0.003 0.026 1 6.7 0.015
Lead-Running mg/L 20 0.003 0.003 0.006 0 0.0 0.015
Magnesium mg/L 29 5.38 0.05 20.12 - - -
Manganese mg/L 31 0.01 0.01 4.83 7 22.6 0.05
Mercury mg/L 10 0.00 0.000 0.001 0 0.0 0.002
Nickel mg/L 9 0.01 0.005 0.036 - - -
Sodium mg/L 0 - - - - - -
Zinc mg/L 9 0.01 0.01 0.29 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