In the United Kingdom, over 1300 people are getting bladder cancer each year because of chemicals in their tap water. Trihalomethanes are the issue in the tap water as they are created because of chlorination. Many countries in the European union are struggling with this and exceeding the safe limit of THMs like Italy and Portugal. The first sign and most common sign of bladder cancer is blood in your urine. If you live in the European union, it would be beneficial to not risk your health and stop drinking tap water.
- There are many counties in the U.K that are suffering from health problems related to drinking water.
- In addition to the U.K, in many other countries in the E.U, the tap water has cancer-causing compounds.
- And estimated 2800 instances of cancer could be prevented each year by addressing this issue.
“Experts have revealed more 1,300 Brits are being struck down by bladder cancer each year because of chemicals found in tap water.”