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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Northampton Bucks County Municipal Authority

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.

 

94

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND120ND
2013ND120ND
2014ND230ND
2015ND150ND
2016ND110ND
2017ND210ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-28L4066896-1ND
2012-03-07L4061769-1ND
2012-05-23L4168750-1ND
2012-05-23L4168751-1ND
2012-06-06L3257952-3ND
2012-06-06L3257952-1ND
2012-06-06L3257952-2ND
2012-06-06L3257952-4ND
2012-08-16L4291049-1ND
2012-08-16L4291049-2ND
2012-11-15L4392086-2ND
2012-11-15L4392086-1ND
2013-03-05L3661861-2ND
2013-03-05L3661861-1ND
2013-05-14L2391330-1ND
2013-05-14L2286687-1ND
2013-07-02L1595500-2ND
2013-07-02L1595500-4ND
2013-07-02L1595500-1ND
2013-07-02L1595500-3ND
2013-08-08L4725530-1ND
2013-08-08L4725529-1ND
2013-11-19L4836093-1ND
2013-11-19L4836092-1ND
2014-02-25L4951918-1ND
2014-02-25L4951922-1ND
2014-05-20L4690565-1ND
2014-05-20L4799412-1ND
2014-07-17L5163463-13ND
2014-07-17L5163463-1ND
2014-07-17L5163463-2ND
2014-07-17L5163463-15ND
2014-07-17L5163463-3ND
2014-07-17L5163463-14ND
2014-07-17L5163463-4ND
2014-07-17L5163463-7ND
2014-07-17L5163463-6ND
2014-07-17L5163463-5ND
2014-07-17L5163463-12ND
2014-07-17L5163463-10ND
2014-07-17L5163463-11ND
2014-07-17L5163463-9ND
2014-07-17L5163463-8ND
2014-08-15L4359849-1ND
2014-08-15L4460454-1ND
2014-12-04L5352437-1ND
2014-12-04L5352436-1ND
2015-02-1012390457ND
2015-02-1012390403ND
2015-05-1112738405ND
2015-05-1112738459ND
2015-07-0913859294ND
2015-07-0913859348ND
2015-07-0913859402ND
2015-08-1913123801ND
2015-08-1913123855ND
2015-08-2813124376ND
2015-11-2013503395ND
2015-11-2013503341ND
2015-11-2013503557ND
2015-11-2013503503ND
2015-11-2013503449ND
2016-02-2313975130ND
2016-02-2313975077ND
2016-02-2313975024ND
2016-02-2313974971ND
2016-02-2313974918ND
2016-05-2414237879ND
2016-07-2114555690ND
2016-07-2114555742ND
2016-07-2114555638ND
2016-07-2114555586ND
2016-08-3014892482ND
2017-02-2715644146ND
2017-06-0716243935ND
2017-08-0116551794ND
2017-08-0116551742ND
2017-08-0116552054ND
2017-08-0116551846ND
2017-08-0116552002ND
2017-08-0116551950ND
2017-08-0116552106ND
2017-08-0116551898ND
2017-08-1716553028ND
2017-08-1716553080ND
2017-08-1716552976ND
2017-08-1716553132ND
2017-08-1716553236ND
2017-08-1716553184ND
2017-08-2416552896ND
2017-08-2416552792ND
2017-08-2416552740ND
2017-08-2416552688ND
2017-08-2416552844ND