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Chlorinated Water – Can It Cause Cancer?

As we continue our efforts to provide information to the public the topic of exposure potentials to chlorine treated tap water and its byproducts is interesting. Birth defects, cancer, and fatigue have something in common. They have all been linked to everyday exposure to ordinary, chlorinated tap water.

Below is a quote from a respected EPA representative and it really highlights peoples exposure potential from everyday activites.

“Showering is suspected as the primary cause of elevated chloroform in nearly every home because of the chlorine in shower water. Chloroform [a known carcinogen] blood levels increase up to 100 times during a ten-minute shower in residential tap water” – Environmental Protection Agency – Dr. Lance Wallace

Exposure potentials and their effects are discussed in the article below. To continue reading please click on the link below: