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Ohio EPA of Drinking and Ground Waters

Parameters Required for Complete Well Analysis

PARAMETER MCL / Standard
INORGANIC CHEMICALS (Asbestos will be included at the discretion of the district office staff)
Alkalinity Total, as CaCO3 No standard
Antimony Total, Sb 0.006 mg/l (6 ug/l)
Arsenic Total, As 0.05 mg/l (50 ug/l)
Barium Total, Ba 2 mg/l (2000 ug/l)
Berylium Total, Be 0.004 mg/l (4 ug/l)
Cadmium Total, Cd 0.005 mg/l (5 ug/l)
Calcium Total, Ca No standard
Chloride, Cl 250 mg/l SMCL
Chromium Total, Cr 0.1 mg/l (100 ug/l)
Copper Total, Cu 1.3 mg/l (1,300 ug/l) AL
Cyanide, CN 0.2 mg/l (200 :g/l)
Fluoride Total, F 4.0 mg/l
Iron Total, Fe 0.3 mg/l (300 :g/l) SMCL
Lead Total, Pb 0.015 mg/l (15 ug/l) AL
Magnesium Total, Mg No standard
Manganese Total, Mn 0.05 mg/l (50 ug/l) SMCL
Mercury Total, Hg 0.002 mg/l (2 ug/l)
Nickel Total, Ni 0.1 mg/l (100 ug/l)
Nitrate, NO3 (as N) 10 mg/l
Nitrate-Nitrite, NO3-NO2 (as N) 10 mg/l
Nitrite, NO2 (as N) 1 mg/l
pH, Lab S.U. 7.0 - 10.5 SMCL
Residue, Total Filt (Diss) 500 mg/l SMCL
Selenium Total, Se 0.05 mg/l (50 :g/l)
Silver Total, Ag 0.1 mg/l (100 ug/l) SMCL
Sodium Total, Na No standard
Sulfate, SO4 250 mg/l SMCL
Thallium Total, Tl 0.002 mg/l (2 ug/l)
Zinc Total, Zn 5 mg/l SMCL
RADIOLOGICAL
Gross Alpha 15 pCi/l MCL / 5 pCi/l AL*
Radium 228 5 pCi/l (combined with 226 result)
Radium 226* 5 pCi/l(combined with 228 result)
Uranium** 30 ug/l
VOLATILE ORGANIC CHEMICALS (VOCs)
(21 regulated) See below
SYNTHETIC ORGANIC CHEMICALS (SOCs)
(3 regulated) See below
BACTERIA STANDARDS
Total Coliform (2 samples collected at least 24 hrs. 1 Positive = Standard Exceeded

NOTE: All samples must be analyzed by a certified laboratory. All applicable sample results must be received and approved by the Ohio EPA before the well can be considered for use as a public water source.
Additional analyses than what are listed may be required.
* If the result of a gross alpha analysis exceeds 5 pCi/l, radium 226 analysis must be done.
** If the gross alpha analysis exceeds 15 pCi/l, uranium analysis must be done.

VOLATILE ORGANIC CHEMICALS (VOCs)
Parameter MCL
Benzene 0.005 mg/l (5 ug/l)
Carbon Tetrachloride 0.005 mg/l (5 ug/l)
o-Dichlorobenzene 0.6 mg/l (600 ug/l)
p-Dichlorobenzene 0.075 mg/l (75 ug/l)
1,2-Dichloroethane 0.005 mg/l (5.0 ug/l)
1,1-Dichloroethylene 0.007 mg/l (7 ug/l)
cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene 0.07 mg/l (70 ug/l)
trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene 0.1 mg/l (100 ug/l)
Dichloromethane 0.005 mg/l (5 ug/l)
1,2-Dichloropropane 0.005 mg/l (5 ug/l)
Ethylbenzene 0.7 mg/l (700 ug/l)
Monochlorobenzene 0.1 mg/l (100 ug/l)
Styrene 0.1 mg/l (100 ug/l)
Tetrachloroethylene 0.005 mg/l (5 ug/l)
Toluene 1 mg/l (1,000 ug/l)
1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene 0.07 mg/l (70 ug/l)
1,1,1-Trichloroethane 0.2 mg/l (200 ug/l)
1,1,2-Trichloroethane 0.005 mg/l (5 ug/l)
Trichloroethylene 0.005 mg/l (5 ug/l)
Vinyl Chloride 0.002 mg/l (2 ug/l)
Xylenes (total) 10 mg/l (10,000 ug/l)
SYNTHETIC ORGANIC CHEMICALS (SOCS)
Parameter MCL
Atrazine 0.003 mg/l (3 ug/l)
Alachlor 0.002 mg/l (2 ug/l)
Simazine 0.004 mg/l (4 ug/l)

ABBREVIATIONS:

  • MCL - Maximum Contaminant Level
  • mg/l - milligrams per liter (parts per million - ppm) = 1,000 ug/l
  • ug/l - micrograms per liter (parts per billion - ppb) = 0.001 mg/l
  • pCi/l - picocurie per liter
  • SMCL - Secondary Maximum Contaminant Level - Advisory limit only
  • AL - Action Level - requires action to be taken
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