Public Water System: Sevierville Water System

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PWS Service Information
PWS ID: TN0000617
Type: Community water system
EPA Region: 04
Primary Service Area: Residential Area
Primary Source: Surface water
Population Served: 30,579
Contact Information
FLYNN, STEVE
FLYNN, STEVE
P.O. BOX 5500
SEVIERVILLE, TN 37864-5500

This public water system services 1 zip code 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   (1) 2015   (1)
chlorate 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 2015-12-16 20 210 250
2015 2015-12-16 20 210 230
2015 2015-02-25 20 210 340
2015 2015-02-25 20 210 370
2014 2014-11-19 20 210 290
2014 2014-11-19 20 210 280

Other Water Contaminants Tested


The following contaminants were tested and within national EPA guidelines.

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Contaminant MRL HRL Avg Result
chloromethane 0.2 2.69 < 0.2 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.2 2.69 < 0.2
2015 2015-06-10 0.2 2.69 < 0.2
2015 2015-02-25 0.2 2.69 < 0.2
2014 2014-11-19 0.2 2.69 < 0.2
HCFC-22 0.08 0 < 0.08 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.08 0 < 0.08
2015 2015-06-10 0.08 0 < 0.08
2015 2015-02-25 0.08 0 < 0.08
2014 2014-11-19 0.08 0 < 0.08
Halon 1011 0.06 90 < 0.06 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.06 90 < 0.06
2015 2015-06-10 0.06 90 < 0.06
2015 2015-02-25 0.06 90 < 0.06
2014 2014-11-19 0.06 90 < 0.06
1,2,3-trichloropropane 0.03 0.0004 < 0.03 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.03 0.0004 < 0.03
2015 2015-06-10 0.03 0.0004 < 0.03
2015 2015-02-25 0.03 0.0004 < 0.03
2014 2014-11-19 0.03 0.0004 < 0.03
cobalt 1 70 < 1 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 1 70 < 1
2015 2015-10-28 1 70 < 1
2015 2015-06-10 1 70 < 1
2015 2015-06-10 1 70 < 1
2015 2015-02-25 1 70 < 1
2015 2015-02-25 1 70 < 1
2014 2014-11-19 1 70 < 1
2014 2014-11-19 1 70 < 1
PFOS 0.04 0.07 < 0.04 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.04 0.07 < 0.04
2015 2015-06-10 0.04 0.07 < 0.04
2015 2015-02-25 0.04 0.07 < 0.04
2014 2014-11-19 0.04 0.07 < 0.04
1,1-dichloroethane 0.03 6.14 < 0.03 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.03 6.14 < 0.03
2015 2015-06-10 0.03 6.14 < 0.03
2015 2015-02-25 0.03 6.14 < 0.03
2014 2014-11-19 0.03 6.14 < 0.03
PFNA 0.02 0 < 0.02 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.02 0 < 0.02
2015 2015-06-10 0.02 0 < 0.02
2015 2015-02-25 0.02 0 < 0.02
2014 2014-11-19 0.02 0 < 0.02
chromium 0.2 100 < 0.2 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.2 100 < 0.2
2015 2015-10-28 0.2 100 < 0.2
2015 2015-06-10 0.2 100 < 0.2
2015 2015-06-10 0.2 100 < 0.2
2015 2015-02-25 0.2 100 < 0.2
2015 2015-02-25 0.2 100 < 0.2
2014 2014-11-19 0.2 100 < 0.2
2014 2014-11-19 0.2 100 < 0.2
PFOA 0.02 0.07 < 0.02 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.02 0.07 < 0.02
2015 2015-06-10 0.02 0.07 < 0.02
2015 2015-02-25 0.02 0.07 < 0.02
2014 2014-11-19 0.02 0.07 < 0.02
PFHxS 0.03 0 < 0.03 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.03 0 < 0.03
2015 2015-06-10 0.03 0 < 0.03
2015 2015-02-25 0.03 0 < 0.03
2014 2014-11-19 0.03 0 < 0.03
bromomethane 0.2 140 < 0.2 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.2 140 < 0.2
2015 2015-06-10 0.2 140 < 0.2
2015 2015-02-25 0.2 140 < 0.2
2014 2014-11-19 0.2 140 < 0.2
PFHpA 0.01 0 < 0.01 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.01 0 < 0.01
2015 2015-06-10 0.01 0 < 0.01
2015 2015-02-25 0.01 0 < 0.01
2014 2014-11-19 0.01 0 < 0.01
PFBS 0.09 0 < 0.09 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.09 0 < 0.09
2015 2015-06-10 0.09 0 < 0.09
2015 2015-02-25 0.09 0 < 0.09
2014 2014-11-19 0.09 0 < 0.09
1,3-butadiene 0.1 0.0103 < 0.1 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.1 0.0103 < 0.1
2015 2015-06-10 0.1 0.0103 < 0.1
2015 2015-02-25 0.1 0.0103 < 0.1
2014 2014-11-19 0.1 0.0103 < 0.1
molybdenum 1 40 < 1 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 1 40 < 1
2015 2015-10-28 1 40 < 1
2015 2015-06-10 1 40 < 1
2015 2015-06-10 1 40 < 1
2015 2015-02-25 1 40 < 1
2015 2015-02-25 1 40 < 1
2014 2014-11-19 1 40 < 1
2014 2014-11-19 1 40 < 1
vanadium 0.2 21 0.0625 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.2 21 < 0.2
2015 2015-10-28 0.2 21 < 0.2
2015 2015-06-10 0.2 21 < 0.2
2015 2015-06-10 0.2 21 < 0.2
2015 2015-02-25 0.2 21 < 0.2
2015 2015-02-25 0.2 21 < 0.2
2014 2014-11-19 0.2 21 0.2
2014 2014-11-19 0.2 21 0.3
strontium 0.3 1500 73.375 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-10-28 0.3 1500 77
2015 2015-10-28 0.3 1500 73
2015 2015-06-10 0.3 1500 78
2015 2015-06-10 0.3 1500 78
2015 2015-02-25 0.3 1500 84
2015 2015-02-25 0.3 1500 80
2014 2014-11-19 0.3 1500 47
2014 2014-11-19 0.3 1500 70
1,4-dioxane 0.07 0.35 < 0.07 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-12-16 0.07 0.35 < 0.07
2015 2015-06-10 0.07 0.35 < 0.07
2015 2015-02-25 0.07 0.35 < 0.07
2014 2014-11-19 0.07 0.35 < 0.07
chromium-6 0.03 0 0.1033 [+] Expand Test Data
Year Test Date MRL HRL Test Result
2015 2015-12-16 0.03 0 0.13
2015 2015-12-16 0.03 0 0.17
2015 2015-02-25 0.03 0 0.11
2015 2015-02-25 0.03 0 0.1
2014 2014-11-19 0.03 0 0.06
2014 2014-11-19 0.03 0 0.05

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
TN5830 lead 2015-01-01 2017-12-31 0.00165mg/L
TN4424 lead 2012-01-01 2014-12-31 0.003mg/L
TN3734 lead 2009-01-01 2011-12-31 0.0019mg/L
TN2312 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
2012-04-01 - 2012-06-30 Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule Maximum Contaminant Level Violation, Average TTHM Returned to Compliance
2012-01-01 - 2012-03-31 Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule Maximum Contaminant Level Violation, Average TTHM Returned to Compliance
2011-10-01 - 2011-12-31 Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule Maximum Contaminant Level Violation, Average TTHM Returned to Compliance
2011-07-01 - 2011-09-30 Stage 1 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rule Maximum Contaminant Level Violation, Average TTHM Returned to Compliance
2010-08-01 - 2010-08-31 Long Term 1 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) Interim Enhanced Surfsce Water Treatment Rule Returned to Compliance
2004-03-01 - 2004-03-31 Long Term 1 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) Interim Enhanced Surfsce Water Treatment Rule Returned to Compliance
2004-02-01 - 2004-02-29 Long Term 1 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) Interim Enhanced Surfsce Water Treatment Rule Returned to Compliance
2004-01-01 - 2004-01-31 Long Term 1 Enhanced Surface Water Treatment Rule Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) Interim Enhanced Surfsce Water Treatment Rule Returned to Compliance
1994-02-01 - 1994-02-28 Surface Water Treatment Rule Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) Surface Water Treatment Rule Known
1993-12-01 - 1993-12-31 Surface Water Treatment Rule Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) Surface Water Treatment Rule Known
1993-10-01 - 1993-10-31 Surface Water Treatment Rule Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) Surface Water Treatment Rule Known
1993-08-01 - 1993-08-31 Surface Water Treatment Rule Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) Surface Water Treatment Rule Known
1992-10-01 - 1992-10-31 Total Coliform Rule Monitoring, Routine Minor (TCR) Coliform (TCR) Known
1992-08-01 - 1992-08-31 Total Coliform Rule Monitoring, Routine Minor (TCR) Coliform (TCR) Known
2017-07-01 - 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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