What is Bromodichloromethane, and how does it enter the water supply? (Source: US EPA)
Bromodichloromethane is a Trihalomethane. The USA EPA states: "To protect drinking water from disease-causing organisms, or pathogens, water suppliers often add a disinfectant, such as chlorine, to drinking water. However, disinfection practices can be complicated because certain microbial pathogens, such as Cryptosporidium, are highly resistant to traditional disinfection practices. Also, disinfectants themselves can react with naturally-occurring materials in the water to form byproducts, which may pose health risks.
Trihalomethanes occur when naturally-occurring organic and inorganic materials in the water react with the disinfectants, chlorine and chloramine."
How can Bromodichloromethane affect my health? (Source: US EPA)
The EPA says "Some people who drink water containing total trihalomethanes in excess of the MCL over many years could experience liver, kidney, or central nervous system problems and increased risk of cancer."
Does Aquagear remove Bromodichloromethane? (Source: Los Angeles County Agricultural Commissioner)
Yes, Aquagear water filters remove up to 99.74% of Bromodichloromethane.
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