Chlorine vs Chloramine – The Pros and Cons
Adding chlorine and chloramine are treatment processes that water supply companies use to provide water safe for human consumption when it reaches your tap. These disinfecting processes are essential to remove harmful pathogens in sources such as rivers and lakes. Water supply companies around the UK vary in which treatment process they opt to use.
Both chemicals help protect against bacteria, parasites, contaminants and waterborne disease. The real question is, what are the pros and cons of each chemical?