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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Greene County. - Northwest Reg. Water

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.

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-06-2514F1671-01ND
2014-06-2514F1672-02ND
2017-08-2317H1720-01ND
2017-08-2317H1721-01ND