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  • Why Does My Water Have a Bad Taste or Smell?

    Your water may smell or taste bad because of a harmless side effect from the environment, or be the sign of a more serious issue that requires immediate action. With over 316 different contaminates found in water supplies throughout the U.S., there are a number of reasons why your water may have an odd taste or smell.

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    Why does my water look brown?

    Why does my water look brown?

    Has brown water recently come flowing through your taps? It may have been caused by an increase in the quantity of minerals, rust particles or other sediments...

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    Why does my water look yellow?

    Why does my water look yellow?

    Yellow colorization in water is mostly caused by small amounts of rust. It sounds worse than it is. In fact there’s plenty of small amounts of iron and oxygen in our water...

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    Why does my water look cloudy?

    Why does my water look cloudy?

    Drinking a refreshing cold glass of water is a great feeling. But what if when you opened your tap, a cloud bubble flowed into your glass?

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    Why does my water look milky?

    Why does my water look milky?

    Milky water, also known as cloudy water or white water can be caused by air and water blending together in your residential pipes or main supply. This is often due to...

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    Why does my water look white?

    Why does my water look white?

    White tap water, sometimes referred to as cloudy or milky water is often due to excessive air being trapped in your residential pipes...

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    Why does my water look pink?

    Why does my water look pink?

    Should you pour yourself a glass of water one day and see bright pink water running, try not to be too alarmed. It is not entirely uncommon...

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    Why does my water smell like sulfur?

    Why does my water smell like sulfur?

    It isn’t uncommon to experience an odd smell coming from your water, especially if your water source is a well or other still supply...

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    Why does my water smell like sewage?

    Why does my water smell like sewage?

    There’s nothing worse than a foul odor coming from drinking water and it’s even worse when the smell of sewage is seeping out of your faucet...

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    Why does my water smell like rotten eggs?

    Why does my water smell like rotten eggs?

    You may be surprised to know that there are over 6000 chemicals found in drinking water across the US. For many people it can be a common problem to...

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    Why does my water taste like salt?

    Why does my water taste like salt?

    If you have ever drank a glass of water that had a salty aftertaste it could be due to a presence of chloride ions and/or sulfates in your home or office water supply.

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    Why does my water taste sweet?

    Why does my water taste sweet?

    Not all glasses of H20 are created equal. Sometimes the taste is ​metallic, or it may ​smell like chlorine . But what about when your water has a sweet aftertaste?..

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    Why does my water smell like fish?

    Why does my water smell like fish?

    An unwanted smell coming from your drinking water is often the sign of bigger issues plaguing your tap or pipes. If you are noticing a fish smell in your water...

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    Why does my water smell like wet dog?

    Why does my water smell like wet dog?

    Most people would agree that dogs are adorable, but even the most ardent of canine aficionados may not enjoy tap water that smells like their beloved canines...

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    Why does my water smell like bleach?

    Why does my water smell like bleach?

    Have you noticed a weird smell coming from your water? If it resembles bleach it can be pretty alarming, but rest assured this is likely not caused by harmful contaminants...

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    Why does my water smell musty?

    Why does my water smell musty?

    It is not unheard of that people sometimes find their tap water has a musty,dirty, or even rotten egg smell . Oftentimes, environmental conditions play a key...

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    Why does my water smell like chlorine?

    Why does my water smell like chlorine?

    If the smell of your tap water gives you flashbacks to summers spent by the pool, it’s likely that there’s high levels of chlorine in your drinking water...

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    Why does my water taste like dirt?

    Why does my water taste like dirt?

    Most people go out of their way to avoid the taste of dirt in their mouths. You wash fruits and vegetables before eating them and wash your hands...

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    Why does my water taste like metal?

    Why does my water taste like metal?

    Have you ever had a drink of water with a subtle metallic taste to it? Homes or office buildings with old, iron pipes may be the culprit behind water that tastes like metal...

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