How to Remove Chloramine from Drinking Water

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Keeping statistics and the ongoing situation in mind, public water supply companies understand how toxic and harmful the raw and untreated water can be. And that is why these companies use two agents to disinfect the water, namely chlorine and chloramine.

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How to Remove Chloramine from Drinking Water:

How to Remove Chloramine from Drinking Water

Contaminate Drinking Water:

Contaminate Drinking Water The water you drink, the water you use to clean your body and the water you use to wash your dishes all are contaminated with pollutants. According to UNICEF, more than 3000 children die every day globally due to consumption of contaminated drinking water. Furthermore, as per the stats, on an average 250 million people worldwide succumb to ailments caused by water pollution. Keeping statistics and the ongoing situation in mind, public water supply companies understand how toxic and harmful the raw and untreated water can be. And that is why these companies use two agents to disinfect the water, namely chlorine and chloramine.

Let’s take a detailed look at it and understand what chloramine is?:

Let’s take a detailed look at it and understand what chloramine is? Chloramines are commonly form when ammonia is added to chlorine to treat drinking water and provide long-lasting disinfection. Municipalities add a mixture of chlorine and ammonia to the water supply to form chloramine which quickly dissolves in water and kills bacteria in it.

Why is there a necessity to remove chloramine if it is a disinfecting agent?:

Why is there a necessity to remove chloramine if it is a disinfecting agent? According to experts, chloramine levels of up to 4milligrams per litre in your water are safe for drinking. However, exceeding the level will pose a significant risk to your health. Moreover, water treated with those agents (Chlorine and Chloramine) have an unpleasant smell and taste. Apart form this, the taste and the smell are well-enough to make you feel sick.

Carbon filter that is designed for chloramine removal:

Carbon filter that is designed for chloramine removal Therefore, to avoid risking your health, it is recommended to install a quality carbon filter that is designed for   chloramine removal . The filter uses reverse osmosis or cation filtration to remove chlorine that is present in the form of chloramine molecule. Using a carbon filter can eliminate the chances of having ammonia particles as well.

Health-Related Risks with Chloramine:

Health-Related Risks with Chloramine Mentioned below are some health-related risks associated with chloramine that will help you understand the need to have an appropriate filtration system better. Respiratory problems such as sniffling, sinus blockage, wheezing, shortness of breath and asthma. Skin problems include rashing dry skin, itching flaking, cracking scarring, bleeding pigmentation, psoriasis to name a few. Kidney and blood related problems Stomach related and gastric problems

Filters that Help with Chloramine Related Problems:

Filters that Help with Chloramine Related Problems Reverse Osmosis Ultraviolet Light Activated and Catalytic Carbon

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