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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

City of San Benito

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.

 

18

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND30ND
2013ND60ND
2014ND30ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-07-181207811004ND
2012-07-181207811002ND
2012-12-05AC06244ND
2013-01-16AC08039ND
2013-04-02AC15556ND
2013-04-02AC15554ND
2013-07-09AC24144ND
2013-07-09AC24150ND
2013-07-09AC24179ND
2014-03-05AC45755ND
2014-06-03AC55828ND
2014-09-25AC68254ND
2015-03-18AC85138ND
2015-09-23AD08293ND
2016-03-08AD27719ND
2016-07-29AD46453ND
2017-03-15AD75281ND
2017-08-02AD91831ND