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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Nueces County WCID 3

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.

 

17

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND40ND
2014ND30ND
2015ND50ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-07-111207412001ND
2013-02-12AC10493ND
2013-08-06AC26993ND
2013-08-06AC26970ND
2013-12-16AC37696ND
2014-02-05AC41642ND
2014-05-22AC55083ND
2014-08-06AC62308ND
2015-02-19AC81306ND
2015-04-23AC89491ND
2015-09-17AD07650ND
2015-09-17AD07587ND
2015-12-02AD15252ND
2016-02-11AD23471ND
2016-09-12AD48890ND
2017-03-21AD76161ND
2017-09-14AD96305ND