365 Ways #124–Chlorine: it’s not just for swimming anymore! Posted on September 15, 2010, 0 Comments
#124–Want another reason you should be filtering your water? Chlorine has been linked to cancer. Combined with natural organic matter, chlorine creates cancer-causing trihalomethanes (THMs). These THM’s are formed as a by-product of using chlorine to disinfect the water. Many governments impose limits for acceptable levels in the water supply, but I think none would be a good goal.
Studies from Louisiana, Maryland, New York, and Ohio reveal where there are higher levels of THMs there are higher levels of cancer. Get the chlorine out with a quality filter like the one from Aquasana: http://triumphtraining.com/pages/recommendations