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Anthracene

Forrest City Waterworks

Anthracene 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.

 

16

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND40ND
2011ND20ND
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND50ND
2014ND50ND
2015N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-07-2810210006207ND
2010-07-2810210006107ND
2010-11-1610321000807ND
2010-11-1610321000907ND
2011-05-2511146008007ND
2011-08-0311216000107ND
2013-08-2713241000207ND
2013-08-2713241000307ND
2013-09-2513268000701ND
2013-11-0513310000807ND
2013-11-0513310000907ND
2014-02-0514038000601ND
2014-04-2314114013807ND
2014-04-2314114014001ND
2014-08-2714240000607ND
2014-08-2714240000701ND