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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

City of Lake Charles 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.

 

34

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.0694 ppb342ND - 1.18 ppb
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-04-30AD65286ND
2012-04-30AD65283ND
2012-04-30AD65284ND
2012-04-30AD65286ND
2012-04-30AD65285ND
2012-04-30AD65284ND
2012-04-30AD65283ND
2012-04-30AD65282ND
2012-04-30AD65282ND
2012-04-30AD65285ND
2012-05-29AD65746ND
2012-05-29AD65745ND
2012-05-29AD65744ND
2012-05-29AD65743ND
2012-05-29AD657421.18 ppb
2012-05-29AD65743ND
2012-05-29AD65744ND
2012-05-29AD65745ND
2012-05-29AD65746ND
2012-05-29AD657421.18 ppb
2012-07-23AD67957ND
2012-07-23AD67960ND
2012-07-23AD67960ND
2012-07-23AD67959ND
2012-07-23AD67958ND
2012-07-23AD67957ND
2012-07-23AD67959ND
2012-07-23AD67958ND
2012-07-23AD67956ND
2012-07-23AD67956ND
2012-10-08AD71685ND
2012-10-08AD71683ND
2012-10-08AD71685ND
2012-10-08AD71683ND