Why is dichloramine formation not recommended?

Document ID

Document ID TE187

Published Date

Published Date 27/05/2017
Question
Why is dichloramine formation not recommended?
Summary
Dichloramine formation
Answer
In chloramination systems, the goal is to create monochloramine using an ideal ratio of chlorine to ammonia.  If too much chlorine is added, dichloramine will form, which creates taste and odor problems in the water.