Chlorine is a disinfectant that has been added to our water for more than 100 years. This is an effective way to kill bacteria and other micro organisms, however it can also add a distinct odor and taste to the water. People with sensitive skin could notice some irritation when bathing as well. There has even been cause for concern regarding the connection between consuming chlorinated water and developing cancer. Chlorine Water Filters effectively remove this chemical from the water supply making it not only safe to drink but also delicious. Chlorine can not only irritate the skin, but can also wreak havoc on color treated hair. Shower water filters can protect your skin and hair from this harmful chemical.