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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Pyrene

Naval Station, Newport

Pyrene is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, or PAH, released from combustion of fossil fuels and waste incinerators. PAHs increase the risk of cancer; damage the immune, nervous and reproductive systems; and can harm developing fetuses.

 

0

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.0143 ppb71ND - 0.1000 ppb
20130.0125 ppb81ND - 0.1000 ppb
20140.00455 ppb221ND - 0.1000 ppb
2015ND110ND
20160.0214 ppb142ND - 0.200 ppb
20170.0167 ppb303ND - 0.200 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result