- Hydrogen Sulfide, which can produce a rotten egg smell;
- Dissolved solids which cause a musty, earthy wood smell;
- Chlorine used in the municipal water treatment process;
- Metallic tastes and smells from mercury, lead, arsenic and iron seeping into the water supply.
There are many things that can give drinking water bad taste and smelly odors. It could be chemicals used to treat your drinking water, environmental contaminants or even concentrations of metal that have been cast off in old plumbing pipes. Some of the culprits behind bad tasting, smelly drinking water could be:
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