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Water Report
     Violation Y/N
    Level Detected
   Unit Measurement
    MCLG
   MCL
  Contaminant
1. Total Coliform Bacteria 2. Fecal coliform and
E.coli
3. Turbidity
TEST RESULTS Microbiological Contaminants
Likely Source of Contamination
Naturally present in the environment
Human and animal fecal waste
Soil runoff
      N
   2 samples
  P/A
    0
 presence of coliform bacteria > 5% of monthly samples
     N
 0 samples
P/A
  0
a routine sample and repeat sample are total coliform positive, and one is also fecal coliform or E. coli positive
  N
 0.019-0.051
 NTU
 n/a
 0.3
  N
 1-2
Oocysts per 10 liters
  0
99% removal
by filtration plus addition as required under the LT2ESWTR
    N
   2-7
  Cysts per 10 liters
    0
   99.9% removal or inactivation
      4. Cryptosporidium                           Human and animal fecal waste
Most recent monitoring period 2008-2010
5. Giardia lamblia
Most recent monitoring period 2008-2010
6. Beta/photon emitters 7. Alpha emitters
Radioactive Contaminants
THIS IS UNTREATED WATER!!
Human and animal fecal waste
THIS IS UNTREATED WATER!!
Decay of natural and man-made deposits Erosion of natural deposits
           2.0
      N
pCi/1
0
4
       N
<1.1
pCi/1
0
15
             8. Combined radium
9. Antimony 10. Arsenic
11. Aluminum 12. Barium
13. Beryllium
14. Cadmium
15. Chromium 16. Corrosivity
17. Silver
18. Chloride
19. Sulfate
20. pH
21. Total dissolved solids 22. Iron
23. Manganese
24. Nickel
Inorganic Contaminants
Erosion of natural deposits
Discharge from petroleum refineries; fire retardants; ceramics; electronics; solder
Erosion of natural deposits; runoff from orchards; runoff from glass and electronics production wastes
Metal used in electrical conductors, explosives, paints, photography, utensils
Discharge of drilling wastes; discharge from metal refineries; erosion of natural deposits
Discharge from metal refineries and coal- burning factories; discharge from electrical, aerospace, and defense industries Corrosion of galvanized pipes; erosion
of natural deposits; discharge from metal refineries; runoff from waste batteries and paints
Discharge from steel and pulp mills; erosion of natural deposits
Physical property of water
Naturally occurring in environment
Naturally occurring in environment
Naturally occurring in environment
Acidity or basicity of water
Physical property of water
Naturally occurring in environment
Naturally occurring in environment
Naturally occurring in environment, Used in alloys, protective coatings
N
0.8
pCi/1
0
5
           N
   <2
  ppb
    6
   6
   N
 <2
ppb
  n/a
 10
   N
  0.08
 ppm
   0.05- 0.20
  0.20
   N
   0.048
  ppm
    2
   2
   N
  <2
 ppb
   4
  4
   N
 <2
ppb
  5
 5
   N
  < 10
 ppb
   100
  100
   N
   10.7
  Aggr
    n/a
   noncorrosive
   N
 <0.01
ppm
  n/a
 0.10
   N
  16.2
 ppm
   n/a
  250
   N
   30.9
  ppm
    n/a
   250
   N
 7.27-8.09
pH units
  n/a
 6.6 – 8.5
   N
  211
 ppm
   n/a
  500
   N
  < 0.05
 ppm
   n/a
  0.3
   N
  0.01
 ppm
   n/a
  0.05
   N
   < 0.01
  ppm
    n/a
   0.1
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