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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Carroll-Boone Water District

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.

 

15

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

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

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-04-1812111002002ND
2012-04-1812111002001ND
2013-01-1713018006007ND
2013-04-0913102000907ND
2013-04-0913102000909ND
2013-07-0913192012001ND
2013-10-2213297002201ND
2014-02-2614059001601ND
2014-04-0714100004401ND
2015-03-2415085003401ND
2015-05-1215135002601ND
2016-02-0316036006407ND
2016-04-1916112009104ND
2016-06-0716160000601ND
2017-04-2717118000901ND