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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

City of Auburn

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.

 

5

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND30ND
2013ND10ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND10ND
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-07-0571555ND
2012-07-0571554ND
2012-07-0571553ND
2013-07-0272565ND
2016-07-07ND