Is there such thing as a safe level of chlorine in your tap water?
Question: Is there such thing as a safe level of chlorine in your tap water?
Answer: Aquasana For Life views any amount of chlorine in your home’s water supply as too much. All of our multi-stage drinking water treatment systems reduce chlorinated water by at least 99%. However, the EPA guidelines allow chlorine levels in municipal tap water to go up to 4 parts per million (ppm). This “acceptable” level is very alarming considering that a standard pool test kit shows that levels above 3 ppm are not safe to swim in. A little common sense tells us that if it is unsafe to swim in, it is probably not safe to drink.
Without much effort, you can find extensive evidence on the internet that links chlorine to diseases like asthma, heart disease, cancer and many other health problems. We need chlorine treatment to kill bacteria and waterborne diseases, but the harmful chemical should be removed prior to consumption or use.
The Aquasana AQ-4000 drinking water filter and Aquasana whole house EQ-300 Rhino water filter are both multi-stage systems that filter out chlorine, lead, VOCs (Volatile Organic Chemicals), SOCs (Synthetic Organic Chemicals), cysts (chlorine-resistant parasites) and much more.
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