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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Huttig Waterworks

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.

 

19

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND30ND
2014ND50ND
2015ND40ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-1112012005001ND
2012-04-1812110006401ND
2012-10-0212278005801ND
2012-10-0212278006701ND
2013-02-0413038007001ND
2013-06-1013164004201ND
2013-10-0813282000801ND
2014-01-1414016010607ND
2014-01-1414016010609ND
2014-01-1414016010707ND
2014-04-2814121001801ND
2014-11-1814324007701ND
2015-03-0915071002201ND
2015-05-2615148008101ND
2015-10-1515289010301ND
2015-11-0415309004801ND
2016-01-1316015008401ND
2017-02-2717060000508ND
2017-11-0117306000601ND