Additional Water Quality Information

The accompanying table lists additional regulated (secondary) and non-regulated parameters that were detected in the finished water during 2019.

No adverse health effects are generally associated with the secondary drinking water contaminants. At considerably higher concentrations than the Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs), health implications may exist as well as aesthetic degradation. Note that all maximum values are below the MCLs.

Additional Regulated (Secondary) and Non-Regulated Parameters

Additional Paramaters MCL Maximum Value Range of Results
Aluminum (ug/L) 200 35 25-35
Chloride (mg/L) 250 17.9 13.9-17.9
Copper (ug/L) 1000 5 ND-5
Di-n-butylphtalate (ug/L) NR 3.1 ND-3.1
Manganese (ug/L) 50 17 1.7-17
pH (units) 6.5-8.5 7.8 6.5-7.8
Phenol (ug/L) NR 21.3 ND-21.3
Odor (TON) 3 2 1-2
Sulfate (mg/L) 250 101 96.5-101
Total alkalinity (mg/L as CaCO3) NR 53.4 27.2-53.4
Total dissolved solid (mg/L) 500 231 191-231
Total hardness (mg/L as CaCO3) NR 165* 104-165
Zinc (ug/L) 5000 140 97-160

* To calculate hardness in grains per gallon, divide by 17.1

Table Key & Definitions

  • ND: not detected
  • NR: not regulated
  • MCL: Maximum Contaminant Level
  • ug/L: micrograms per liter or parts per billion
  • mg/L: milligrams per liter or parts per million

Other contaminants that were tested for but not detected include: nitrite; arsenic; cadmium; chromium; cyanide; mercury; nickel; selenium; antimony; beryllium; thalium; iron silver; color; foaming agents; combined uranium; radium-228; 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene; cis-1,2-dichloroethylene; xylenes; dichloromethane; o-dichlorobenzene; para-dichlorobenzene; vinyl chloride; 1,1-dichloroethylene; trans-1,2-dichloroethylene; 1,2-dichloroethane; 1,1,1-trichloroethane; carbon tetrachloride; 1,2-dichloropropane; trichloroethylene; 1,1,2-trichloroethane; tetrachloroethylene; monochlorobenzene; benzene; ethylbenzene; styrene; endrin; lindane; methoxychlor; toxaphene; dalapon; diquat; endothall, glyphosate; di(2-ethylhexyl)adipate; oxamyl; simazine; di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate; picloram; dinoseb; hexachlorocyclopentadinene; carbofuran; atrazine; alachlor; 2,3,7,8-TCDD (dioxin); heptachlor; heptachlor epoxide; 2,4-D; 2,4,5-TP (silvex); hexachlorobenzene; benzo(a)pyrene; pentachlorophenol; PCBs; dibromochloropropane; ethylene dibromide (EDB); chlordane; dicamba; 1,1,1,2-tetrachloroethane; 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane; 1,1- dichloroethane; 1,1-dichloropropene; 1,2,3-trichloropropane; 1,3-dichlorobenzene; 1,3-dichloropropane; 2,2-dichloropropane; 2-chlorotoluene; 4-chlorotoluene; bromobenzene; bromoform; bromomethane; chloroethane; chloromethane; dibromomethane; dichlorodifluoromethane; methyl-tert-butyl ether; trichlorofluoromethane; aldrin; bromacil; butachlor; dieldrin; metolachlor; metribuzin; propachlor; 3-hydroxycarbofuran; aldicarb; aldicarb sulfone; aldicarb sulfoxide; carbaryl, methomyl; 2,4,6-trichlorophenol; 2,4-dinitrotoluene; 2-chlorophenol; 4,6- dinitro-2-methylphenol; butylbenzylphthalate; diethylphthalate; dimethylphthalate; di-n-octylphthalate; isophorone; radon

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