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General Water Characteristics
mg/L or ppm: means Milligrams per Liter or Parts per Million
|Solids, Total Dissolved
||.3 natural mg/L
|Average Chlorine Free
|Average Chlorine Total
The public water supply for Owatonna is tested regularly for these contaminant groups:
- Coliform Bacteria
- Volatile Organics
- Synthetic Organics
There are approximately 120 different contaminants tested with these groups.
NOTE: OPU water meets or exceeds all Federal and State water standards.