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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
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Community sources of public drinking water
Ranking of All Community Sources With Assessments Completed as of January 3, 2003
(99.4% of Community source assessments completed)

This table shows how many community sources have received a high, medium, or low ranking for each susceptibility factor.

Susceptibility Factor Low Medium High
Contaminants Detected 1047
83%
N/A 209
17%
Well/Intake Integrity Deficiencies 1199
95%
N/A 57
5%
KCSs (Known Contamination Sources) 989
79%
189
15%
77
6%
PCSs (Potential Contamination Sources) 812
65%
427
34%
16
1%
Highways or Railroads 547
44%
236
19%
473
38%
Pesticide Application Areas 1046
83%
168
13%
42
3%
Septic Systems and Sewers 226
18%
339
27%
690
55%
Urban Land Cover 932
74%
92
7%
231
18%
Agricultural Land Cover 197
16%
653
52%
405
32%
Animals (10 or more animal units) 1122
90%
91
7%
39
3%
Lagoons (wastewater) 1211
96%
34
3%
11
1%
Dry-Weather Discharges (from storm water sewers) Only 2 sources were rated for this factor; both received Low susceptibility rankings
Sanitary Radius Deficiencies 670
56%
331
28%
202
17%
Trophic Status (applies only to 24 lakes, ponds, and reservoirs) 17
71%
6
25%
1
4%



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