Water Test Requirements For New Wells

Coliform – 0/Plate Allowed

Total Plate Count – 100/Plate

Color – 15 Units

Turbidity – 1.0 Units

Threshold (Odor) – ______

pH – 6.5-8.5 Units

Total Hardness – 250 mg/1

Iron – .3 mg/1

Detergent – ______

Nitrates – 10 mg/1

Chlorides – 250 mg/1

Manganese – .050 mg/1

Sodium – 20 mg/1

Fluoride – 3.0 mg/1

Chlorine – N.D.

Arsenic – .01 mg/1 (separate filter required)

Barium – 1.0 mg/1

Cadium – 0.01 mg/1

Chromium – 0.05 mg/1

Selenium – 0.01 mg/1

Mercury – 0.002 mg/1

Lead – 0.015 mg/1

Silver – 0.05 mg/1

Copper – 1.0 mg/1

Gross Alpha Particles – 5 pci/1 (filter required)