NC Division of Water Resources

Well Water Exceedance Information

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The following table shows the number of wells sampled, that exceed 1 or more thresholds for 1 or more parameters of either Federal MCL standards, NC 02L standards, NC 02L Interim Maximum Allowable Concentration thresholds or DHHS health screening levels, based on the pulldown selection.
  Public Wells Private Wells Well Totals
Power Plant Wells Sampled Wells With
Exceedances
Wells Sampled Wells With
Exceedances
Wells Sampled Wells With
Exceedances
Allen 4 04444 117 4109111112116 121 120 4 113 115 116
Asheville 0 0 9 09069 9 9 0 9 0 6
Buck 2 02222 82 178808182 84 84 1 80 82 83
Belews Creek 1 01011 29 72971829 30 30 7 30 7 19
Cliffside 0 0 17 01761217 17 17 0 17 6 12
Cape Fear 0 0 1 01011 1 1 0 1 0 1
Lee 1 01111 14 013121314 15 15 0 14 13 14
Marshall 2 02222 36 233283436 38 38 2 35 30 36
Mayo 0 0 3 13233 3 3 1 3 2 3
Riverbend 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Roxboro 1 01011 12 112101212 13 13 1 13 10 13
Sutton 5 05335 5 05225 10 10 0 10 5 5
Weatherspoon 0 0 2 02112 2 2 0 2 1 1
Totals 16 16 0 16 12 14 327 326 16 311 259 295 343 342 16 327 271 309
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Notes

  • Public Wells - Wells that provide drinking water to 15 connections or 25 or more people 60 or more days per year
  • Private Wells - Water well located on private property
  • Well Totals - Respective total for the row of data
  • Power Plant - Coal ash facility closest to well
  • Wells Sampled - Number of wells that have been sampled 1 or more times
  • Wells With Exceedances - Number of wells that have exceeded 1 or more thresholds for 1 or more parameter, based on the standard selected in the pulldown