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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

NJ American Water - Western

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.

 

96

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND140ND
2013ND130ND
2014ND230ND
2015ND120ND
2016ND110ND
2017ND230ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-0915775101ND
2012-01-1315782201ND
2012-01-1315777701ND
2012-03-3116283007ND
2012-04-2016281807ND
2012-04-2016285505ND
2012-06-1316755301ND
2012-07-1318953101ND
2012-07-1318953901ND
2012-07-2516829001ND
2012-10-0220225501ND
2012-10-0519786901ND
2012-10-1018006001ND
2012-10-1019791401ND
2013-01-0320693501ND
2013-01-0720694801ND
2013-02-1220985601ND
2013-04-0121565101ND
2013-04-0521564301ND
2013-04-0521568401ND
2013-07-0122686901ND
2013-07-0122690901ND
2013-07-0522687801ND
2013-10-0423584201ND
2013-10-0423580301ND
2013-10-1123581101ND
2013-11-0424291701ND
2014-01-0824568901ND
2014-01-1024572101ND
2014-01-1024568501ND
2014-04-0425405401ND
2014-04-0425401901ND
2014-05-0925402501ND
2014-06-1225801901ND
2014-06-1225400501ND
2014-06-1225399301ND
2014-06-1225400301ND
2014-06-1225403201ND
2014-06-1325795901ND
2014-07-1126204001ND
2014-07-22201407310131ND
2014-07-2925403401ND
2014-07-2925801501ND
2014-07-2925402701ND
2014-08-0826701601ND
2014-08-0826700601ND
2014-09-0526862701ND
2014-10-0327234801ND
2014-10-0327232601ND
2014-10-1027232701ND
2015-01-0927865201ND
2015-01-2927865701ND
2015-04-0228547801ND
2015-04-0228548101ND
2015-06-0329613601ND
2015-06-0929359201ND
2015-07-1029728901ND
2015-07-1029731701ND
2015-07-2729729401ND
2015-10-0230514101ND
2015-10-0230511201ND
2015-10-0930511801ND
2016-01-0831139601ND
2016-01-1931135501ND
2016-01-2031137401ND
2016-04-0131821101ND
2016-04-0131818301ND
2016-07-0832851501ND
2016-07-0832853101ND
2016-08-0833098201ND
2016-10-0733558001ND
2016-10-1733557501ND
2016-12-2233560001ND
2017-01-0534460101ND
2017-01-0634461801ND
2017-01-0634462501ND
2017-04-1335355101ND
2017-04-1335356101ND
2017-04-1335355301ND
2017-04-1335354501ND
2017-06-2335986501ND
2017-06-2635349301ND
2017-07-0335352801ND
2017-07-0335990301ND
2017-07-0335991401ND
2017-07-0335991201ND
2017-07-1736533501ND
2017-07-1736533701ND
2017-07-1736803301ND
2017-07-2136533301ND
2017-07-2136532901ND
2017-07-2535353001ND
2017-08-3037194801ND
2017-08-3037194201ND
2017-10-1337519501ND
2017-10-2037520101ND