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

Schuylkill County

9/20/2007 - 6/14/2021, 91 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
86 0.0 0.0 200.5 41 47.7 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
86 0.0 0.0 200.5 16 18.6 0
pH
-
73 7.3 5.4 9.2 14 19.2 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 73 103.0 20.0 512.0 1 1.4 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
30 -1.3 -3.2 0.4 22 73.3 -
Hardness mg/L 32 59.0 1.7 134.6 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 24 2.4 0.2 40.5 1 4.2 10
Chloride mg/L 2 36.0 27.7 44.3 0 0.0 250
Sulfate mg/L 5 7.7 4.0 24.9 0 0.0 250
Aluminum mg/L 4 0.1 0.0 0.8 2 50.0 0.05-0.2
Arsenic mg/L 16 0.00 0.001 0.024 3 18.8 0.01
Barium mg/L 12 0.04 0.01 0.31 0 0.0 2
Cadmium mg/L 10 0.00 0.001 0.002 0 0.0 0.005
Calcium mg/L 29 14.53 0.50 47.67 - - -
Chromium mg/L 10 0.0 0.005 0.005 0 0.0 0.1
Copper mg/L 39 0.01 0.01 1.26 0 0.0 1.0,1.3
Iron mg/L 30 0.1 0.1 11.4 3 10.0 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 16 0.00 0.003 0.046 3 18.8 0.015
Lead-Running mg/L 24 0.003 0.003 0.175 1 4.2 0.015
Magnesium mg/L 29 4.50 0.10 10.30 - - -
Manganese mg/L 31 0.01 0.01 0.45 8 25.8 0.05
Mercury mg/L 9 0.00 0.000 0.001 0 0.0 0.002
Nickel mg/L 10 0.01 0.005 0.007 - - -
Sodium mg/L 0 - - - - - -
Zinc mg/L 10 0.03 0.01 0.39 0 0.0 5

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

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Directions

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