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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Upper Leon River Municipal Water District

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.

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND30ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-06-19AB93300ND
2012-09-25AC02112ND
2013-08-20Q1305771003ND
2014-03-18AC47461ND
2014-06-26AC58296ND
2014-09-24AC68105ND
2015-02-19AC81324ND
2015-08-05AD02691ND
2016-04-14AD33294ND
2016-08-03AD46913ND
2017-03-15AD75583ND
2017-08-24AD94162ND