1998 Annual Report on Public Water Supply Violations

Appendix A: Violations Table (with State Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS) Codes)

Definitions for Violations Table

STATE:New York
REPORTING
INTERVAL:
1/1/98 - 12/31/98

NOTE: An empty block signifies that no violations were identified.

SDWIS Codes   MCL (mg/l) * MCLs Treatment Techniques Significant Monitoring/Reporting
Number of Violations Number of Systems With Violations Number of Violations Number of Systems With Violations Number of Violations Number of Systems With Violations
  Organic Contaminants              
2981 1,1,1-Trichloroethane 0.2*            
2977 1,1-Dichloroethylene 0.007*            
2985 1,1,2-Trichloroethane 0.005*            
2378 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene 0.07*            
2931 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP) 0.0002         1 1
2980 1,2-Dichloroethane 0.005*            
2983 1,2-Dichloropropane 0.005            
2063 2,3,7,8-TCDD (Dioxin) 3x10-3         8 8
2110 2,4,5-TP 0.05         1 1
2105 2,4-D 0.07         1 1
2265 Acrylamide              
2051 Alachlor 0.002         1 1
2050 Atrazine 0.003         1 1
2990 Benzene 0.005*            
2306 Benzo[a]pyrene 0.0002         8 8
2046 Carbofuran 0.04         1 1
2982 Carbon tetrachloride 0.005*            
2959 Chlordane 0.002*         1 1
2380 cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene 0.07            
2031 Dalapon 0.2         8 8
2035 Di(2-ethylhexyl)adipate 0.4         8 8
2039 Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate 0.006         8 8
2964 Dichloromethane 0.005*            
2041 Dinoseb 0.007         8 8
2032 Diquat 0.02         8 8
2033 Endothall 0.1         8 8
2005 Endrin 0.002         1 1
2257 Epichlorohydrin              
2992 Ethylbenzene 0.7            
2946 Ethylene dibromide 0.00005         1 1
2034 Glyphosphate 0.7         8 8
2065 Heptachlor 0.0004         1 1
2067 Heptachlor epoxide 0.0002         1 1
2274 Hexachlorobenzene 0.001         8 8
2042 Hexachlorcyclopentadiene 0.05         8 8
2010 Lindane 0.0002         1 1
2015 Methoxychlor 0.04         1 1
2989 Monochlorobenzene 0.1            
2968 o-Dichlorobenzene 0.6            
2969 para-Dichlorobenzene 0.075            
2383 Total polychlorinated biphenyls 0.0005         1 1
2326 Pentachlorophenol 0.001         1 1
2987 Tetrachloroethylene 0.005* 1 1        
2984 Trichloroethylene 0.005* 1 1        
2996 Styrene 0.1            
2991 Toluene 1            
2979 trans-1,2-dichloroethylene 0.1            
2955 Xylenes (total) 10*            
2020 Toxaphene 0.003         1 1
2036 Oxamyl (Vydate) 0.2         8 8
2040 Picloram 0.5         8 8
2037 Simazine 0.004         8 8
2976 Vinyl chloride 0.002            
2867 meta-Dichlorobenzene 600            
2978 1,1-Dichloroethane 50            
2251 Methyl tertiary butyl ether 70            
2248 Naphthalene 300            
2988 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane 1            
                 
2950 Total trihalomethanes 0.10 2 2        
  Inorganic Contaminants              
1074 Antimony 0.006         10 10
1005 Arsenic 0.05         28 28
1094 Asbestos 7 million fibers/l >10 um long            
1010 Barium 2         28 28
1075 Beryllium 0.004         10 10
1015 Cadmium 0.005         28 28
1020 Chromium 0.1         28 28
1024 Cyanide (as free cyanide) 0.2         10 10
1025 Fluoride 4         28 28
1035 Mercury 0.002         28 28
1040 Nitrate 10 (as Nitrogen) 5 5     324 324
1041 Nitrite 1 (as Nitrogen)         42 42
1045 Selenium 0.05         28 28
1085 Thallium 0.002         10 10
1038 Total Nitrate and Nitrite 10 (as Nitrogen)            
  Radionuclide MCLs              
4000 Gross alpha 15 pCi/l 1 1        
4010 Radium-226 and radium-228 5 pCi/l 2 2        
4101 Gross beta 4 mrem/yr            
  Subtotal   12 12     719 719
  Total Coliform Rule              
21 Acute MCL violation Presence 32 32        
22 Non-acute MCL violation Presence 61 61        
23,25 Major routine and follow up monitoring           1105 1105
28 Sanitary Survey **              
  Subtotal   93 93     1105 1105
  Surface Water Treatment Rule              
  Filtered systems              
36 Monitoring, routine/repeat              
41 Treatment techniques       20 13    
  Unfiltered systems              
31 Monitoring, routine/repeat              
42 Failure to filter       48 46**    
  Subtotal       68 61    
  Lead and Copper Rule              
51 Initial lead and copper tap M/R           5 5
52 Follow-up or routine lead and copper tap M/R              
58,62 Treatment Installation       1 1    
65 Public education              
  Subtotal       1 1 5 5
*Values are in milligrams per liter (mg/R), unless otherwise specified.
** 5 Systems Returned to Compliance During 1998 (See Appendix F).