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 Water Report
Naturally occurring in environment, Used in alloys, protective coatings Naturally occurring in environment, Used in alloys, batteries, fungicides
Physical property of water
Naturally occurring in environment
Required disinfectant added during the
treatment process to eliminate bacteria Erosion of natural deposits; water additive
which promotes strong teeth; discharge from
fertilizer and aluminum factories Discharge from steel/metal factories:
discharge from plastic and fertilizer
factories
Erosion of natural deposits; discharge from
refineries and factories; runoff from landfills;
runoff from cropland
Runoff from fertilizer use; leaching from septic
tanks, sewage; erosion of natural deposits Used in drinking water treatment
Discharge from petroleum and metal refineries; erosion of natural deposits; discharge from
mines
Leaching from ore-processing sites; discharge
from electronics, glass, and drug factories Primary dissolved limestone minerals from soil
and rock materials
Primary dissolved limestone minerals from soil
and rock materials
Synthetic Organic Contaminants including Pesticides and Herbicides
                 24. Nickel 25. Zinc 26. Color 27. Sodium 28.Chlorine
29. Fluoride 30. Cyanide
31. Mercury (inorganic)
32. Nitrate/Nitrite (as Nitrogen)
33. Ortho Phosphate
34. Selenium
35. Thallium 36. Hardness 37. Alkalinity
38. 2,4-D
39. 2,4,5-TP (Silvex)
40. Carbaryl
41. Alachlor
42. Atrazine
43. Benzo(a)pyrene (PAH)
44. Carbofuran
45. Chlordane
46. Dalapon
47. Di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate
48. Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate
49. Dibromochloropropane
50. Dinoseb
51. Diquat
52. Methomyl
53. Aldicarb Sulfoxide
54. Aldicarb Sulfone
55. Aldicarb
N < 1.0 ppb
N < 0.5 ppb
N < 0.5 ppb
N < 0.2 ppb
N < 0.5 ppb N < 0.2 ppb
N < 0.2 ppb
N < 0.2 ppb N <3 ppb
N <1 ppb
N <2 ppb
N < 0.02 ppb
N <1 ppb
N < 0.4 ppb
N < 0.5 ppb
N < 0.5 ppb
N < 0.7 ppb
N < 0.5 ppb
70 70
50 50
0 700
02
33 0 0.2
40 40
02 200 200
400 400
06
0 0.2
77
20 20
0 200
04
02
03
Runoff from herbicide used on row crops
Residue of banned herbicide
A pesticide used on forest lands
Runoff from herbicide used on row crops
Runoff from herbicide used on row crops
Leaching from linings of water storage tanks and distribution lines
Leaching of soil fumigant used on rice and alfalfa
Residue of banned termiticide
Runoff from herbicide used on rights of way
Discharge from chemical factories
Discharge from rubber and chemical factories
Runoff/leaching from soil fumigant used on soybeans, cotton, pineapples, and orchards Runoff from herbicide used on soybeans and vegetables
Runoff from herbicide use
Broad spectrum insecticide
Runoff from insecticide use, applied directly to soil Runoff from insecticide use, applied directly to soil Runoff from insecticide use, applied directly to soil
N
< 0.01
ppm
n/a
0.1
             N
< 0.01
ppm
n/a
5
             N
<5
Color units
n/a
15
             N
5.94
0.92 – 2.14
ppm
n/a
n/a
             N
ppm
4
4
             N
0.23 – 0.83
ppm
4
4
             N
<0.02
ppm
0.2
0.2
             N
< 0.2
ppb
2
2
             N
0.35
ppm
10
10
             N
<0.05
ppm
n/a
n/a
             N
< 0.01
ppm
0.05
0.05
             N
<2
ppb
0.5
2
             n/a
123-239
ppm
n/a
n/a
             n/a
90-187
ppm
n/a
n/a
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