Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate
555 Walnut Street
5th Floor Forum Place
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1923

Phone: 717-783-5048 or toll free 800-684-6560
Fax: 717-783-7152


Links to Information on Chloramine

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

Questions and answers from DEP regarding chloramines and drinking water in Pennsylvania.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Questions and answers from the EPA regarding chloramines and drinking water.

San Francisco Public Utility Commission (SFPUC)

Questions and answers about chloramines from the SFPUC.  Chloramine disinfection was implemented in this system in February 2004.

World Health Organization (WHO)

Monochloramine in Drinking Water”:  Background document prepared by the WHO for development of WHO “Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality”.

The National Sanitation Foundation (NSF)

NSF International is an independent, not-for-profit organization that helps protect you by certifying products and writing standards for food, water and consumer goods.

For a list of products certified for the reduction of contaminants, visit

Disclaimer:  We provide links to these sites as a convenience only.  Linking to an external site does not represent Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate endorsement of that site.  We cannot control the content or vouch for the accuracy of the information contained on other sites and we are not responsible for any consequences of visiting such linked sites.  However, should you discover inappropriate, offensive, or misleading materials on a site we have linked to, we would appreciate it if you could contact our office at so that we may take appropriate action.

Last Revised September 13, 2007

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