Rotten Eggs

There are many things that can give drinking water bad taste and smelly odors. 

It could be chemicals used in water treatment, contaminants from the environment or concentrations of metal that have been cast off in old plumbing pipes.

Some common issues we hear from new clients is that their drinking water smells like rotten eggs, smells musty, tastes like chlorine or smells and tastes metallic.

If your drinking water smells like rotten eggs (which is actually fairly common) the culprit is most likely hydrogen sulfide. The best way to confirm this is to have your water tested by a professional. 

In order to get rid of that rotten egg smell in your water, we can help.  Water absorbs hydrogen sulfide as it passes through the ground. When you get water from your faucet, the gas is vented from the tap water, which gives off a rotten egg smell.

We can treat hydrogen sulfide in water with by oxidizing it and then filtering it. By oxidizing the hydrogen sulfide, it is turned into elemental sulfur and can then be removed from the water with a water filter.

Contact us to learn more about this process and how we can treat your water so it no longer smells like rotten eggs! The result will be water free of bad odors. Call us today at 302-732-9002. We’ll be happy to schedule a time to meet with you!



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