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Naphthalene

Dubach 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.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND40ND
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND40ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-04-12AD37884ND
2010-04-12AD37885ND
2010-04-12AD37884ND
2010-04-12AD37885ND
2013-06-03AD78374ND
2013-06-03AD78375ND
2013-06-03AD78374ND
2013-06-03AD78375ND