Water containing hydrogen sulfide gas (“H2S”), has a distinctive “rotten egg” odor, which may be especially noticeable when running hot water. Such water can discolor coffee, tea, and other beverages, and alter the appearance and taste of cooked foods. Hydrogen sulfide (“H2S”) gas is a nuisance that is not usually a health risk at concentrations … Continue reading Learn about the sources of well water odors and how to prevent them
Many homeowners contact us to find out how to fix well water that smells bad. Water containing hydrogen sulfide gas (“H2S”), has a distinctive "rotten egg" odor, which may be especially noticeable when running hot water. Such water can discolor coffee, tea, and other beverages, and affect the taste of water. It can also change the taste of cooked foods. Hydrogen sulfide (“H2S”) gas is a nuisance that is not usually a health risk at concentrations normally found in household water.
The flush tank holds the clean water that is used to flush the toilet. It is like having a mini settling storage tank right in your home. The water that goes into the flush tank is exposed to air and may leave sediment, rust, and corrosion by-products from the pipes (if there is any in … Continue reading Your Toilet Tank Could Reveal Problems About Your Water
One reader recently wrote to us wondering why the foul sulfur odor in his water seemed to disappear after shock chlorination, only to reappear about a week later. This a common question with a rather simple answer: Foul odors in water tend to be caused by iron and sulfur bacteria, which expel foul-smelling hydrogen sulfide … Continue reading Removing Hydrogen Sulfide with a Chlorination System
A common question we often receive is “My well is producing sand and rust color water. It smells of sulfur. What is the best way to solve this problem!? ” A very effective method to remove iron, manganese, and odor from well water is by using an automatic chlorinator, followed by a greensand iron filter. … Continue reading “My Well is Producing Sand, Rust and Smells of Sulfur!”
A homeowner on well water recently contacted us. They had purchased a Filox iron filter online, and was told by the supplier that it would remove the iron, manganese and hydrogen sulfide odors without the use of chemicals. It worked for one week and then their water turned bad again, full of iron and manganese … Continue reading My Filox Iron Filter Worked for Only One Week