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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Wellborn SUD

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.

 

47

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND70ND
2013ND30ND
2014ND60ND
2015ND120ND
2016ND100ND
2017ND90ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-01AB79956ND
2012-02-01AB79955ND
2012-06-18AB93093ND
2012-06-18AB93099ND
2012-06-18AB93098ND
2012-09-12AC00856ND
2012-09-12AC00839ND
2013-09-23Q1307889005ND
2013-12-12Q1317624022ND
2013-12-12Q1317624030ND
2014-02-13AC42895ND
2014-04-07AC49476ND
2014-04-07AC49474ND
2014-05-12AC53845ND
2014-09-10AC66622ND
2014-09-10AC66591ND
2015-03-24AC85872ND
2015-03-24AC85884ND
2015-03-24AC85862ND
2015-03-24AC85935ND
2015-03-24AC85936ND
2015-03-24AC85937ND
2015-03-24AC85874ND
2015-03-24AC85864ND
2015-03-24AC85938ND
2015-05-27AC93421ND
2015-09-30AD09128ND
2015-12-07AD15734ND
2016-03-09AD27931ND
2016-03-09AD27937ND
2016-03-09AD27933ND
2016-03-09AD28047ND
2016-03-09AD28049ND
2016-03-09AD28036ND
2016-03-09AD27935ND
2016-06-14AD40552ND
2016-09-30AD52164ND
2016-12-08AD61426ND
2017-03-07AD73826ND
2017-03-07AD73764ND
2017-03-07AD73762ND
2017-05-22AD85109ND
2017-09-19AD96962ND
2017-11-21AE05643ND
2017-11-21AE05642ND
2017-11-21AE05570ND
2017-11-21AE05566ND