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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District 5

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
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND10ND
2016ND40ND
2017ND70ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2015-05-21AC93033ND
2016-07-21AD45294ND
2016-07-21AD45259ND
2016-12-05AD60475ND
2016-12-05AD60403ND
2017-02-08AD69628ND
2017-03-28AD77280ND
2017-03-28AD77166ND
2017-05-18AD84949ND
2017-05-18AD84895ND
2017-07-31AD91466ND
2017-07-31AD91407ND