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

Schuylkill County

9/20/2007 - 7/7/2020, 84 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
81 1.0 0.0 200.5 41 50.6 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
81 0.0 0.0 200.5 16 19.8 0
pH
-
67 7.3 5.4 8.6 12 17.9 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 67 102.0 20.0 512.0 1 1.5 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
28 -1.4 -3.2 0.4 20 71.4 -
Hardness mg/L 30 59.0 1.7 134.6 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 21 2.4 0.2 40.5 1 4.8 10
Chloride mg/L 1 27.7 27.7 27.7 0 0.0 250
Sulfate mg/L 4 9.9 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 15 0.00 0.001 0.024 3 20.0 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 27 14.53 0.50 47.67 - - -
Chromium mg/L 10 0.0 0.005 0.005 0 0.0 0.1
Copper mg/L 33 0.01 0.01 1.26 0 0.0 1.0,1.3
Iron mg/L 28 0.1 0.0 0.7 2 7.1 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 10 0.02 0.003 0.557 5 50.0 0.015
Lead-Running mg/L 20 0.003 0.003 0.175 1 5.0 0.015
Magnesium mg/L 21 3.84 0.05 10.30 - - -
Manganese mg/L 27 0.02 0.00 8.52 12 44.4 0.05
Mercury mg/L 17 0.01 0.000 0.100 9 52.9 0.002
Nickel mg/L 12 0.01 0.005 2.324 - - -
Sodium mg/L 6 0.01 0.01 0.09 - - -
Zinc mg/L 17 0.01 0.00 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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Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM