Bad Taste & Odor in Water

Bad Taste & Odor in Water

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Issue:

Water supplies contain various elements, some as a result of natural processes and others a case of man adding elements to the water supply.

Regarding natural elements, water is a universal solvent that picks up a little of everything it makes contact with, such as iron, manganese and sulfur. In the case of man’s intervention, the most common element added to the water supply is chlorine.

Symptoms in Your Water

Whether natural or man-made elements are added to your drinking water, the result may be an offensive taste and odor. The “rotten egg” odor, “swimming pool” smell and metallic taste are just some of the descriptions frequently reported by consumers.