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

Westmoreland County

7/31/2007 - 7/7/2020, 559 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
541 1.0 0.0 2419.6 283 52.3 0
E.
Coli
MPN/100
mL
541 0.0 0.0 1046.2 77 14.2 0
pH
-
498 7.7 2.7 9.7 77 15.5 6.5-8.5
Total
Dissolved
Solids
mg/L 494 262.5 10.0 3246.0 56 11.3 500
Corrosivity
Index*

-
262 -0.1 -7.6 1.1 171 65.3 -
Hardness mg/L 275 104.4 0.8 743.1 - - -
Nitrate+Nitrite
N
mg/L 96 0.5 0.2 7.0 0 0.0 10
Chloride mg/L 97 17.0 1.1 1359.3 1 1.0 250
Sulfate mg/L 42 23.9 1.0 1422.4 4 9.5 250
Aluminum mg/L 25 0.0 0.0 31.4 3 12.0 0.05-0.2
Arsenic mg/L 64 0.00 0.001 0.013 2 3.1 0.01
Barium mg/L 129 0.10 0.00 0.91 0 0.0 2
Cadmium mg/L 39 0.00 0.001 0.002 0 0.0 0.005
Calcium mg/L 262 28.52 0.25 188.65 - - -
Chromium mg/L 39 0.0 0.001 0.005 0 0.0 0.1
Copper mg/L 253 0.02 0.01 5.50 5 2.0 1.0,1.3
Iron mg/L 286 0.2 0.0 34.1 32 11.2 0.3
Lead-1st
draw
mg/L 74 0.01 0.003 0.190 10 13.5 0.015
Lead-Running mg/L 98 0.003 0.003 0.084 6 6.1 0.015
Magnesium mg/L 206 7.56 0.05 78.13 - - -
Manganese mg/L 269 0.01 0.00 60.68 110 40.9 0.05
Mercury mg/L 96 0.05 0.000 8.179 73 76.0 0.002
Nickel mg/L 31 0.01 0.003 22.127 - - -
Sodium mg/L 66 0.01 0.01 17.11 - - -
Zinc mg/L 71 0.00 0.00 0.63 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