Water Testing 2014

August 18 2014 SLCA group water test.


Water Testing 2014 results are from 35 tests, with 9 positive tests for e.coli and 12 tests clean of all bacteria. As well as information regarding sampling, lab results, and well disinfection. Please check the North Island Laboratories web site: New Website.  Seems like you will find more information for wells and ground water usage here, see: Well Water Protection.

In addition, for the latest water quality information visit the health Canada website.  This is to help you assess your results:


Total Coliform

The Total Coliform group of micro-organisms includes: Fecal coliform in human and animal; Non-fecal coliform naturally present in soils and on vegetation; Precise sanitary significance of the Total Coliform test; and the test is offered as an indicator of bacterial contamination.

  1. coli: E. coli is shown to be an indicator of potential presence of enteric pathogens in water. The maximum acceptable concentration (MAC) of E. coli in drinking water is non-detectable per 100mL.

Furthermore, any untreated water supply that contains E. coli should receive disinfection.

Water Testing 2014

Test                                         Method                                        Analyst       Date______

  1. coli (DES) Enzymes Substrate, APHA 9223 B –modified            NIsL       8/18/14


Total Coliforms (DES) Enzymes Substrate, APHA 9223 B –modified   NIsL 8/18/14


MAC = Max. Allowable Concentration;

> = Greater and   < = Less.

Most noteworthy, results relate only to water samples as submitted.

And, the Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines listed on Dec. 5, 2005 are subject to change in a moments notice.