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Aden Bowman Collegiate

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7J 1L3

Submitted Jun 3, 2018

High School

Alkalinity Results

Alkalinity Sample #1
Avalon Saskatoon tap water

Result: 7.0 ml / 140 ppm


Alkalinity Sample #2
Avalon2 Saskatoon tap water

Result: 8.0 ml / 160 ppm


Alkalinity Sample #3
Vasity View Saskatoon tap water

Result: 9.0 ml / 180 ppm


Alkalinity Sample #4
Alkalinity Low Limit Sample

Result: 0.5 ml / 10 ppm

Ammonia Results

Ammonia Sample #1
School tap water from Rm 3 science lab

Result: 0.0 mg/L/ppm


Ammonia Sample #2
Ammonia European Union Limit Sample

Result: 0.0 mg/L/ppm


Arsenic Results

Arsenic Sample #1
Arsenic Proposed Canadian Guideline Limit Sample

Result: 5 ug/L


Arsenic Sample #2
Rice water (used to wash Botan Calrose Rice)

Result: 0 ug/L

Colour Results

Colour Sample #1
Jordan Tap water

Result: The same as the Canadian Guideline (PASS)
0 TCU


Colour Sample #2
Colour Canadian Guideline Limit Sample

Result: The same as the Canadian Guideline (PASS)
15 TCU


Colour Sample #3
Deionized water

Result: The same as the Canadian Guideline (PASS)
0 TCU


Copper Results

Copper Sample #1
Avalon Saskatoon tap water

Result: 0.0 mg/L/ppm


Copper Sample #2
Avalon2 Saskatoon tap water

Result: 0.05 mg/L/ppm


Copper Sample #3
Vasity View Saskatoon tap water

Result: 0.1 mg/L/ppm


Copper Sample #4
Copper Canadian Guideline Limit Sample

Result: 0.0 mg/L/ppm

Iron Results

Iron Sample #1
Iron pipes building Saskatoon tap water

Result: Darker than the Canadian Guideline (FAIL)
0 mg/L/ppm


Iron Sample #2
School tap water from Rm 3 science lab

Result: The same as the Canadian Guideline (PASS)
0 mg/L/ppm


Manganese Results

Manganese Sample #1
Manganese Canadian Guideline Limit Sample

Result: 0.1 mg/L/ppm


Manganese Sample #2
Avalon Saskatoon tap water

Result: 0.1 mg/L/ppm


Manganese Sample #3
Avalon2 Saskatoon tap water

Result: 0.1 mg/L/ppm


Manganese Sample #4
Vasity View Saskatoon tap water

Result: <0.02 mg/L/ppm

Nitrate Results

Nitrate Sample #1
Nitrate Canadian Guideline Limit Sample

Result: 0 mg/L/ppm


Nitrate Sample #2
Jordan Tap water

Result: 0 mg/L/ppm


Nitrate Sample #3
School tap water from Rm 3 science lab

Result: 0 mg/L/ppm


Nitrate Sample #4
Raw untreated water from Ruo's lawn

Result: 0 mg/L/ppm


pH Results

pH Sample #1
School tap water from Rm 3 science lab

Result: 7.5 pH


pH Sample #2
Raw untreated water from Ruo's lawn

Result: 7.0 pH


pH Sample #3
Brita filtered tap water (Jordan)

Result: 7.5 pH


pH Sample #4
pH Buffer 7

Result: 7.0 pH

Sulphate Results

Sulphate Sample #1
Deionized water

Result: Equal in cloudiness to the CGLS cup (PASS)
500 mg/L


Sulphate Sample #2
School tap water from Rm 3 science lab

Result: Less cloudy than the CGLS cup (PASS)
0 mg/L


Sulphate Sample #3
Raw untreated water from Ruo's lawn

Result: Less cloudy than the CGLS cup (PASS)
0 mg/L


Total Chlorine Results

Chlorine Sample #1
School tap water from Rm 3 science lab

Result: 0.0 mg/L/ppm


Chlorine Sample #2
Jordan Tap water

Result: 0.1 mg/L/ppm


Chlorine Sample #3
Brita filtered tap water (Jordan)

Result: 0.1 mg/L/ppm

Total Hardness Results

Total Hardness Sample #1
Total Hardness Saskatchewan Guideline Limit Sample

Result: 50 mg/L/ppm


Total Hardness Sample #2
Avalon Saskatoon tap water

Result: 120 mg/L/ppm


Total Hardness Sample #3
Avalon2 Saskatoon tap water

Result: 120 mg/L/ppm


Total Hardness Sample #4
Vasity View Saskatoon tap water

Result: 120 mg/L/ppm