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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

City of Angleton

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.

 

22

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND40ND
2016ND40ND
2017ND60ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-03AB76892ND
2012-01-03AB76891ND
2012-04-03AB85871ND
2012-07-09AB94723ND
2013-01-29AC09038ND
2013-01-29AC09037ND
2014-02-25AC44579ND
2014-02-25AC44576ND
2015-01-15AC76582ND
2015-01-15AC76579ND
2015-01-15AC76504ND
2015-01-15AC76506ND
2016-01-20AD19059ND
2016-01-20AD19065ND
2016-01-20AD18936ND
2016-01-20AD18944ND
2017-01-12AD64762ND
2017-01-12AD64772ND
2017-01-12AD64879ND
2017-01-12AD64880ND
2017-03-28AD77287ND
2017-03-28AD77158ND