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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Berea City PWS

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.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

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

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-04-1012D0606-02ND
2013-04-2213D1182-01ND
2014-04-1514D0957-01ND
2015-04-1715D1080-01ND
2016-04-2216D1459-01ND
2017-04-1017D0660-05ND