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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

City of Temple

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.

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

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

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-13AB77797ND
2012-08-07AB97501ND
2013-07-16Q1303824009ND
2014-01-29AC40706ND
2015-02-11AC80284ND
2015-08-13AD04134ND
2016-02-04AD22255ND
2016-09-26AD51154ND
2017-03-13AD74752ND
2017-08-01AD91619ND