Sin Tracker: tap water

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29 Aug 2006

Monitoring the alleged sins of modern life

Tap water is sinful according to CityAM, a free daily newspaper for those who work in the City of London, especially if it is hot. An article in today’s issue warns:

“It appears that some carcinogenic industrial solvents such as benzene and methylene chloride can be present in tap water and can pass through the skin. The worst part is that, as water warms up, these carcinogens become gasses and are then easily inhaled.”

Nothing about the concentration of such carcinogens or how frequently they can be present in tap water. Just a warning to keep showers short or preferably buy a special shower filter from