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Lee County Utilities (LCU) sampled the finished water from the Bayshore Water Treatment Plant on April 26, 2012. The results from those test showed that the following parameters were above the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL).

To see the results of the additional test that were conducted on the finished water, click here

Contaminant (Units)  Bayshore Utilities  Lee County Utilities MCL 
Sodium (ppm)  241  73.8  160
Chloride (ppm)  414  111  250
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) (ppm)  968  268  500
Turbidity (NTU) 2.61 0.13 1

 

LCU also sampled for Total Trihalomethane (TTHM) in the distribution system on May 1, 2012 and found that the levels for this contaminant were also above the MCL. To view the lab report, click here.

Contaminant (Unit)  Bayshore Utilities Lee County Utilities  MCL
Total Trihalomethane (ppb)  100  0.34 - 10 80