Public Water System: Kalispell Public Works

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PWS Service Information
PWS ID: MT0000259
Type: Community water system
EPA Region: 08
Primary Service Area: Residential Area
Primary Source: Ground water
Population Served: 20,008
Contact Information
LOUDERMILK, TERRI
LOUDERMILK, TERRI
PO BOX 1997
KALISPELL, MT 59903-1997

This public water system services 2 zip codes in 1 municipality in 1 county.

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).

Maximum Contaminant Levels Exceeded (by year):

2013   (0) 2014   (0) 2015   (1)
chlorate

Contaminant Detailed Results


This a view of violations of maximum contaminant levels. In the expanded view you can see each know test date for a given contaminant, the result of the test, the minimum level that can be recognized in a test (MRL), and upper limit that is considered healthy (HRL).

chlorate
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Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 20 210 34
2015 2015-01-14 20 210 790
2014 2014-07-09 20 210 30
2014 2014-07-09 20 210 120

Other Water Contaminants Tested


The following contaminants were tested and within national EPA guidelines.

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Contaminant MRL HRL Avg Result
cobalt 1 70 < 1 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 1 70 < 1
2015 2015-01-14 1 70 < 1
2014 2014-07-09 1 70 < 1
2014 2014-07-09 1 70 < 1
strontium 0.3 1500 122.5 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.3 1500 130
2015 2015-01-14 0.3 1500 100
2014 2014-07-09 0.3 1500 130
2014 2014-07-09 0.3 1500 130
1,1-dichloroethane 0.03 6.14 < 0.03 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.03 6.14 < 0.03
2014 2014-07-09 0.03 6.14 < 0.03
chromium 0.2 100 0.3225 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.2 100 0.3
2015 2015-01-14 0.2 100 0.39
2014 2014-07-09 0.2 100 0.3
2014 2014-07-09 0.2 100 0.3
molybdenum 1 40 < 1 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 1 40 < 1
2015 2015-01-14 1 40 < 1
2014 2014-07-09 1 40 < 1
2014 2014-07-09 1 40 < 1
vanadium 0.2 21 0.175 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.2 21 0.2
2015 2015-01-14 0.2 21 0.26
2014 2014-07-09 0.2 21 0.24
2014 2014-07-09 0.2 21 < 0.2
PFBS 0.09 0 < 0.09 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.09 0 < 0.09
2014 2014-07-09 0.09 0 < 0.09
chromium-6 0.03 0 0.2975 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.03 0 0.28
2015 2015-01-14 0.03 0 0.27
2014 2014-07-09 0.03 0 0.32
2014 2014-07-09 0.03 0 0.32
1,4-dioxane 0.07 0.35 < 0.07 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.07 0.35 < 0.07
2014 2014-07-09 0.07 0.35 < 0.07
chloromethane 0.2 2.69 < 0.2 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.2 2.69 < 0.2
2014 2014-07-09 0.2 2.69 < 0.2
bromomethane 0.2 140 < 0.2 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.2 140 < 0.2
2014 2014-07-09 0.2 140 < 0.2
PFOS 0.04 0.07 < 0.04 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.04 0.07 < 0.04
2014 2014-07-09 0.04 0.07 < 0.04
Halon 1011 0.06 90 < 0.06 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.06 90 < 0.06
2014 2014-07-09 0.06 90 < 0.06
PFOA 0.02 0.07 < 0.02 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.02 0.07 < 0.02
2014 2014-07-09 0.02 0.07 < 0.02
HCFC-22 0.08 0 < 0.08 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.08 0 < 0.08
2014 2014-07-09 0.08 0 < 0.08
PFHpA 0.01 0 < 0.01 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.01 0 < 0.01
2014 2014-07-09 0.01 0 < 0.01
PFHxS 0.03 0 < 0.03 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.03 0 < 0.03
2014 2014-07-09 0.03 0 < 0.03
PFNA 0.02 0 < 0.02 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.02 0 < 0.02
2014 2014-07-09 0.02 0 < 0.02
1,2,3-trichloropropane 0.03 0.0004 < 0.03 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.03 0.0004 < 0.03
2014 2014-07-09 0.03 0.0004 < 0.03
1,3-butadiene 0.1 0.0103 < 0.1 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-01-14 0.1 0.0103 < 0.1
2014 2014-07-09 0.1 0.0103 < 0.1

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
MT22157 lead 2015-01-01 2017-12-31 0.005mg/L
MT20260 lead 2012-01-01 2014-12-31 0.005mg/L
MT17422 lead 2011-01-01 2011-12-31 0.008mg/L
MT16566 lead 2008-01-01 2010-12-31 0.004mg/L

Violations


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

Compliance Dates Rule Violation Type Contaminant Name Status
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular 1,2-Dichloroethane Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular 1,1,1-Trichloroethane Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Carbon tetrachloride Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular 1,2-Dichloropropane Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Trichloroethylene Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular 1,1,2-Trichloroethane Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Tetrachloroethylene Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular CHLOROBENZENE Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Benzene Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Toluene Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Ethylbenzene Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Styrene Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Arsenic Monitoring, Regular Arsenic Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Inorganic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Barium Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Inorganic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Cadmium Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Inorganic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Chromium Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Inorganic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Fluoride Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Inorganic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Mercury Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Inorganic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Nickel Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Inorganic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Antimony, Total Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Inorganic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Beryllium, Total Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Inorganic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Thallium, Total Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Inorganic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Selenium Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Xylenes, Total Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular DICHLOROMETHANE Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular o-Dichlorobenzene Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular p-Dichlorobenzene Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Vinyl chloride Returned to Compliance
2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 Volatile Organic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular 1,1-Dichloroethylene Returned to Compliance
2008-07-01 - 2008-09-30 Radionuclides Monitoring, Regular Gross Alpha, Excl. Radon and U Returned to Compliance
2008-07-01 - 2008-09-30 Radionuclides Monitoring, Regular Combined Radium (-226 and -228) Returned to Compliance
2006-01-01 - 2006-12-31 Arsenic Monitoring, Regular Arsenic Returned to Compliance
2005-01-01 - 2005-12-31 Inorganic Chemicals Monitoring, Regular Fluoride Returned to Compliance
1999-01-01 - 2001-12-31 Synthetic Organic Chemicals Maximum Contaminant Level Violation, Single Sample Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate Returned to Compliance
1997-10-01 - 1997-10-31 Total Coliform Rule Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) Coliform (TCR) Returned to Compliance
1997-06-01 - 1997-06-30 Total Coliform Rule Monitoring, Routine Minor (TCR) Coliform (TCR) Returned to Compliance
1997-05-01 - 1997-05-31 Total Coliform Rule Monitoring, Routine Minor (TCR) Coliform (TCR) Returned to Compliance
1996-11-01 - 1996-11-30 Total Coliform Rule Monitoring, Routine Minor (TCR) Coliform (TCR) Returned to Compliance
1996-06-01 - 1996-06-30 Total Coliform Rule Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) Coliform (TCR) Returned to Compliance
1996-02-01 - 1996-02-29 Total Coliform Rule Monitoring, Routine Minor (TCR) Coliform (TCR) Returned to Compliance
2008-07-01 - N/A Consumer Confidence Rule Consumer Confidence Report Complete Failure to Report Consumer Confidence Rule Returned to Compliance

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