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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Benzo[a]anthracene

Naval Station, Newport

NOTE: Naval Station, Newport purchases water from City of Newport which is required to test for benzo[a]anthracene. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Newport.

Benzo[a]anthracene is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, or PAH, released from combustion of fossil fuels and waste incinerators. PAHs increase the risk of cancer; damage the immune, nervous and reproductive systems; and can harm developing fetuses.

 

92

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND70ND
2013ND80ND
2014ND220ND
2015ND110ND
20160.00714 ppb141ND - 0.1000 ppb
20170.0167 ppb303ND - 0.300 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Naval Station, Newport purchases water from City of Newport which is required to test for benzo[a]anthracene. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Newport.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-091200053-01_TO40ND
2012-01-091200052-01_TO40ND
2012-05-071201005-01_TO40ND
2012-05-071201005-02_TO40ND
2012-07-091201873-03_TO40ND
2012-07-091201873-04_TO40ND
2012-07-311202270-01_TO40ND
2013-01-141300133-04_TO40ND
2013-01-141300133-05_TO40ND
2013-04-091300962-02_TO40ND
2013-04-091300962-03_TO40ND
2013-07-221302371-04_TO40ND
2013-07-221302371-01_TO40ND
2013-07-221302371-05_TO40ND
2013-10-071303619-01_TO40ND
2014-01-061401012-05_TO40ND
2014-01-061401012-07_TO40ND
2014-01-061401012-06_TO40ND
2014-01-061401012-08_TO40ND
2014-01-061401012-04_TO40ND
2014-05-211402793-05_TO40ND
2014-05-211402793-03_TO40ND
2014-05-211402793-01_TO40ND
2014-05-211402793-04_TO40ND
2014-05-211402793-02_TO40ND
2014-05-211402793-06_TO40ND
2014-07-021403537-02_TO40ND
2014-07-021403537-03_TO40ND
2014-07-021403537-04_TO40ND
2014-07-021403537-05_TO40ND
2014-07-021403537-01_TO40ND
2014-11-171405683-05_TO40ND
2014-11-171405683-04_TO40ND
2014-11-171405683-03_TO40ND
2014-11-171405683-02_TO40ND
2014-11-171405683-06_TO40ND
2014-11-171405683-01_TO40ND
2015-01-121501069-03_TO40ND
2015-01-121501069-04_TO40ND
2015-01-121501069-06_TO40ND
2015-01-121501069-07_TO40ND
2015-01-121501069-01_TO40ND
2015-06-011502384-03_TO40ND
2015-06-011502384-04_TO40ND
2015-06-011502384-01_TO40ND
2015-07-201503232-01_TO40ND
2015-07-201503232-02_TO40ND
2015-10-291504601-01_TO40ND
2016-01-111600887-05_TO40ND
2016-01-111600887-06_TO40ND
2016-01-111600887-08_TO40ND
2016-01-111600887-07_TO40ND
2016-01-111600887-01_TO40ND
2016-05-091602070-02_TO400.1000 ppb
2016-05-091602070-03_TO40ND
2016-05-091602070-01_TO40ND
2016-05-091602070-05_TO40ND
2016-07-251603626-05_TO40ND
2016-07-251603626-03_TO40ND
2016-07-251603626-04_TO40ND
2016-10-041604851-02_TO40ND
2016-10-041604851-01_TO40ND
2017-01-241701020-02_TO40ND
2017-01-251701027-02_TO40ND
2017-01-251701027-04_TO400.1000 ppb
2017-01-251701027-05_TO40ND
2017-01-251701027-03_TO40ND
2017-05-151702185-02_TO40ND
2017-05-151702185-04_TO40ND
2017-05-151702185-01_TO40ND
2017-05-191702237-03_TO40ND
2017-05-191702237-05_TO40ND
2017-05-191702237-04_TO40ND
2017-05-191702237-02_TO40ND
2017-05-191702237-01_TO40ND
2017-07-101703108-04_TO40ND
2017-07-101703108-01_TO400.300 ppb
2017-07-101703108-05_TO400.1000 ppb
2017-07-101703108-02_TO40ND
2017-07-101703108-03_TO40ND
2017-07-111703142-01_TO40ND
2017-07-111703142-02_TO40ND
2017-11-141704991-04_TO40ND
2017-11-141704991-02_TO40ND
2017-11-141704991-05_TO40ND
2017-11-141704991-03_TO40ND
2017-11-201705061-01_TO40ND
2017-11-201705061-03_TO40ND
2017-11-201705061-02_TO40ND
2017-11-201705061-05_TO40ND
2017-12-051705209-02_TO40ND
2017-12-051705209-01_TO40ND