Water filter for shower are installed on shower head or in-line and help
to remove chlorine and other toxic chemicals from water. There are various
commercially available shower filters that use different filter technology to remove
contaminants from water. While these filters may not be an essential for every
household but they certainly have different health, beauty and aesthetic benefits
treatment facilities use chlorine to kill bacteria and other harmful organisms
in the water. They also leave a residual chlorine in the water to discourage
microbial growth in the water supply line. But sometimes this chlorinated water
kills the beneficial bacteria in the skin and disrupt the balance. Also,
chlorine reduce natural moisture of skin and hair and left them dry and frizzy.
By using a shower filter, chlorine exposure can be limited and chlorine induced
dryness can be reduced.
Sometimes excess chlorine can cause various detrimental health effects too like asthma and allergy. Vaporized chlorinated shower water can also reduce indoor water quality. Chlorine is known to cause inflammation of the sinus linings and therefore suspected for causing increased sinus infection. In addition, chlorine when reacted with other organic chemicals in water may create come harmful carcinogenic by products, such as trihalomethanes (THMs). Using a shower filter will definitely cut down these risks.
At a glance the benefits of shower filters are as follows:
A shower filter is important for the following population group: