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Corrosivity

Langelier Index + —1.0

Radioactivity (Gross Alpha)2

5 pico curies/l

Mercury2

.002 mg/l

Source: S.D. Faust, 1974, Water from home wells—Problems and treatment, Circular 594-B (Cook College, Rutgers University: New Jersey Experiment Station).

1Denotes an MCL-based on health standard. If these levels are exceeded consult with the local health department for interpretation and guidance.

2In wells between 50-150 feet deep in South Jersey, the Department of Environmental Protection also recommends that the homeowner consider these tests. Consult with your local health officer for the applicability of these tests to your municipality.

Source: S.D. Faust, 1974, Water from home wells—Problems and treatment, Circular 594-B (Cook College, Rutgers University: New Jersey Experiment Station).

1Denotes an MCL-based on health standard. If these levels are exceeded consult with the local health department for interpretation and guidance.

2In wells between 50-150 feet deep in South Jersey, the Department of Environmental Protection also recommends that the homeowner consider these tests. Consult with your local health officer for the applicability of these tests to your municipality.

for human consumption. Specifically, the EEC standards provide for both setting standards for toxic chemicals and bacteria that present a health hazard and defining the physical, chemical, and biological parameters for different water uses, specifically for human consumption. The member states are directed to bring laws, regulations, and administrative provisions into force to comply with the directive on water standards (Table 4.6.5).

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