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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

City of Beeville

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.

 

17

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND50ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND50ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-09-101209223001ND
2013-02-20AC11148ND
2013-06-24AC23023ND
2013-09-04AC29223ND
2013-09-04AC29190ND
2013-10-15AC32145ND
2014-02-05AC41641ND
2014-07-28AC61118ND
2015-01-26AC77700ND
2015-07-09AC98994ND
2016-01-11AD17423ND
2016-03-07AD27256ND
2016-04-06AD32107ND
2016-07-14AD44307ND
2016-10-11AD52995ND
2017-01-10AD64016ND
2017-01-10AD64118ND