Public Water System: Elkton West

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PWS Service Information
PWS ID: MD0070015
Type: Community water system
EPA Region: 03
Primary Service Area: Residential Area
Primary Source: Ground water
Population Served: 3,500
Contact Information
OWENS, WILLIAM
OWENS, WILLIAM
ARTESIAN WATER CO
664 CHURCHMAN'S ROAD
NEWARK, DE 19703

This public water system services 17 zip codes in 1 county.

We could not find test result data for Elkton West.
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Summary Results


A summary view of the the times a water contaminant was tested and found to exceed the level set by the EPA (the MCL).

We couldn't find any records of contaminants exceeding the regulated limits in your water.

Other Water Contaminants Tested


The following contaminants were tested and within national EPA guidelines.

We couldn't find any records of contaminants in your water.

Lead and Copper Data


Lead and copper are recorded separately from other contaminants because of the Lead and Copper Rule. As with all other results, these are the findings at the water supply. Lead and copper can be — and often are — added to drinking water in between the water facility and a tap.

Sample ID Contaminant Sampling Start Date Sampling End Date Result
MD26223 lead 2012-01-01 2014-12-31 0mg/L
MD27683 lead 2009-01-01 2011-12-31 0.003mg/L
MD30457 lead 2006-01-01 2008-12-31 0.003mg/L

Violations


Known violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act as recorded by the EPA.

Compliance Dates Rule Violation Type Contaminant Name Status
2016-10-01 - 2016-12-31 Radionuclides Maximum Contaminant Level Violation, Average Combined Radium (-226 and -228) Returned to Compliance
2013-01-01 - 2013-03-31 Nitrates Monitoring, Regular Nitrate Returned to Compliance
2012-01-01 - 2012-03-31 Nitrates Monitoring, Regular Nitrate Returned to Compliance
2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31 Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) TTHM Returned to Compliance
2010-01-01 - 2010-12-31 Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5) Returned to Compliance
2008-04-01 - 2008-06-30 Nitrates Monitoring, Regular Nitrate Returned to Compliance
2007-07-01 - 2007-07-31 Total Coliform Rule Monitoring, Routine Major (TCR) Coliform (TCR) Returned to Compliance
1994-01-01 - 1994-12-28 Lead and Copper Rule Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu Lead and Copper Rule Returned to Compliance
1994-11-01 - 1994-11-30 Total Coliform Rule Monitoring, Routine Major (TCR) Coliform (TCR) Returned to Compliance
2003-07-01 - N/A Consumer Confidence Rule Consumer Confidence Report Complete Failure to Report Consumer Confidence Rule Returned to Compliance
2008-10-01 - N/A Lead and Copper Rule Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R Lead and Copper Rule Returned to Compliance
2007-07-01 - N/A Consumer Confidence Rule Consumer Confidence Report Complete Failure to Report Consumer Confidence Rule Returned to Compliance

What My Water Data Means


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