Problem: Chlorine / Smells Like Bleach

WQA Recommended
Treatment Methods

Potential Health Effects
from Ingestion of Water
If Left Untreated.

  • Cancer

Sources of Contaminant
in Drinking Water

  • Chemical added to disinfect municipal water

Problem: Hydrogen Sulfide, Iron Bacteria, Septic Contamination = Rotten Egg Smell

WQA Recommended
Treatment Methods

Effects On Water If Left Untreated

  • Rotten egg
  • Musty
  • Garlic
  • Chemical Smell

Sources of Contaminant
in Drinking Water

  •  
  • Hydrogen sulfide
  • Organic matter
  •  
  • Methane gas
  • Septic contamination

Problem: Septic Contamination, Methane Gas, Organic Matter, Hydrogen Sulfide = Smells like Sewage

WQA Recommended
Treatment Methods

  • Whole House Activated Carbon
  • Whole House Oxidation & Filtration
  • Well Disinfection
  • Drinking Water Systems
  • Water Filtration Systems

Effects On Water If Left Untreated

  • Rotten egg
  • Musty
  • Garlic
  • Chemical Smell

Sources of Contaminant
in Drinking Water

  •  
  • Hydrogen sulfide
  • Organic matter
  •  
  • Methane gas
  • Septic contamination

Problem:MTBE(Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether) Smells like Sweet Solvent

WQA Recommended
Treatment Methods

Effects On Water If Left
Untreated

  • Sweet solvent odor at 0.020 mg/L
  • Possible human carcinogen

Sources of Contaminant
in Drinking Water

  • "Oxygenator" additive for reformulated gasoline