LINKS TO ENVIRONMENTAL & HEALTH AGENCIES
Be sure to get the facts about chloramine from trusted, credible sources, such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Use the links below to access these agencies’ sites for more data and answers to commonly asked questions about chloramine. You can also visit the National Sanitation Foundation’s Web site for information on in-home filters that remove chloramine and chlorine.
For information on chloramine basics, disinfection and disinfection byproducts, chloramine health information and other resources, view the EPA's Chloramines in Drinking Water webpage as well as the EPA's Basic Information about Chloramines and Drinking Water Disinfection.
Environmental Protection Agency Resources
More information about health effects and drinking water disinfection from EPA is available in the following locations:
- EPA’s Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) website: IRIS includes updated information up to 2005 for the oral and carcinogenicity assessments for chloramine. The assessment is found under heading monochloramine.
- Drinking Water Health Criteria Document for Chloramines: This document provides the health effects basis to be considered in establishing the maximum contaminant level goal for chloramines.
- More information on Stage 1 & Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Rules
- Contact the Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791 or fill out this form to ask a question, provide feedback or report a problem.
PA Department of Environmental Protection
The Pennsylvania Deparetment of Environmental Protection has great resources on chloramine basics, the advantages and disadvantages of chloramines, the use of chloramines within the State. Visit PA Department of Environmental Protection Chloramine in Drinking Water for more information.
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission provides a great deal of helpful information related to chloramines.
Questions & For More Information
If you have additional questions about our planned transition to chloramination, fill out Chloramine Questions Form or contact our customer service center at 1-800-272-1325. Customer Service Hours: M-F, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. For emergencies: We're available 24/7.