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Benzo[g,h,i]perylene

James Fork Regional Water District

Benzo[g,h,i]perylene 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.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND10ND
2011ND10ND
2012ND20ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-12-0110336002001ND
2011-10-0411279002801ND
2012-07-0212187011107ND
2012-10-0212278018107ND
2013-10-2113296001001ND
2014-11-0314310003401ND
2015-08-0515218007607ND
2015-10-2815302002507ND