[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_single_image image=”5503″ img_size=”full”][vc_custom_heading text=”What is Chromium?” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left”][vc_column_text]Chromium is a naturally-occurring metal with the symbol Cr and atomic number 24. It is an element found in natural deposits, soil, plants, animals, as well as in volcanic dust and gases. The transition element is very hard and comes in gray color with a metallic luster. The odorless solid substance is insoluble in water.[/vc_column_text][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHs150cSTVc”][vc_custom_heading text=”Is Chromium Dangerous in Drinking Water?” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left”][vc_column_text]The tasteless and odorless element is one of the many chemical elements known to cause cancer in humans and animals. When left untreated, water supplies contaminated with chromium may increase the risk and numbers of individuals with cancer. According to studies on the element, exposure to the contaminated drinking water may also lead to reproductive difficulties, developmental problems, and liver damages. Infants and children are also prone to various developmental problems if exposed to said contaminated water.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”How Does Chromium Get into Drinking Water?” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left”][vc_column_text]Aside from its natural sources, chromium can enter water supplies through improper waste management, leaching, and discharge from various products containing the element.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”How Do You Remove Chromium from Drinking Water?” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left”][vc_column_text]Reverse Osmosis (RO) is the best treatment method to remove chromium from tap water. You can also get rid of the contaminant from your tap water through distillation and anion exchange methods. Any of these effective treatment methods can remove chromium to below the MCL regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_widget_sidebar title=”List of Contaminants” sidebar_id=”cs-1″][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section]