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Naphthalene

Farmington City Water System

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.

 

9

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND30ND
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND40ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Result
2010-09-08ND
2010-09-08ND
2010-09-13ND
2013-11-05ND
2013-11-05ND
2013-11-06ND
2013-11-06ND
2014-03-18ND
2015-06-11ND