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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Benzo[a]anthracene

San Antonio Water System Northeast

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.

 

5

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
2014ND10ND
2015ND30ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-09-02AC65490ND
2015-07-08AC98819ND
2015-07-08AC98818ND
2015-07-09AC99017ND
2017-12-13AE07732ND