Friday, September 30, 2011


Trihalomethane in Public Water

Trihalomethanes in public water supplies and risk of stillbirth.


The chlorine used to disinfect public drinking water supplies reacts with naturally occurring organic matter to form a number of chemical byproducts. Recent studies have implicated exposure to chlorination byproducts in drinking water, trihalomethanes (THMs), in particular, with intrauterine death.  Read More: