The Entire Bay Area uses Chloramine for disinfecting water.
AQUA GOLDEN ENSURES UTILIZATION OF CATALYTIC CARBON TO BREAK UP AND REMOVE CHLORAMINES WITHIN THE WHOLE HOUSE FILTRATION SYSTEM. WE WANT ARE CUSTOMERS SAFE FROM THIS INEFFECTIVE AND TOXIC ADDITIVE USED BY MANY WATER UTILITIES. CHLORAMINES SHOULD NOT BE CONSUMED OR PRESENT DURING BATHING. THE ONLY CARBON THAT CAN REMOVE CHLORAMINES IS CATALYTIC CARBON.
For the most comprehensive and current information about the Chloramine issue, visit Citizens Concerned About Chlorine (CCAC) at chloramine.org
WHAT ARE CHLORAMINES AND WHY BE CONCERNED?
Chloramines cause skin problems, and can overwhelm and toxify the liver.
Don’t Shower or Drink Chloramines!
- Chloramine vapors and its disinfection byproducts can accumulate in indoor air and concentrate in an enclosed area such as a shower stall, small bathroom, kitchen, or apartment (see Toxic Showers and Baths )
- Chloramine is a combination of chlorine and ammonia used to disinfect water supplies (like the Hetch Hetchy system.) Water utilities often refer to chloramine as monochloramine.
- Catalytic Carbon is the ONLY carbon that can break up & remove Chloramines
- Chloramine is difficult to remove.
- Chloramine cannot be removed by boiling, distilling, or by standing uncovered.
- Chloramine is a less effective disinfectant than chlorine. TheWorld Health Organization (WHO) says that “monochloramine is about 2,000 and 100,000 times less effective than free chlorine for the inactivation of E. Coli and rotaviruses, respectively.”Chloramine does not dissipate easily compared to chlorine.
- Chloramine stays in the water distribution system longer than chlorine.
- Some disinfection byproducts of chloramine are even more toxic than those of chlorine, i.e. iodoacids.
- Significant corrosion issues costing homeowner expensive repair costs.
- to Learn more: Chloramine Facts