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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Heber Springs Water System

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

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND30ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND30ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-1712020000107ND
2012-04-1812110006907ND
2012-10-3112306006801ND
2013-10-0213276003901ND
2014-11-0414310005701ND
2015-03-3115092003301ND
2015-04-2215113004007ND
2015-10-2215295006701ND
2016-10-1716294005501ND
2017-10-2417298000801ND