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JRW

06:11PM | 07/27/00
Member Since: 07/26/00
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I just bought a house that is on well water. The smell of the water is hard to nail down but it's a cross between a fishy smell and rotten eggs. Any ideas on what is causing this or how to remedy it?

rpxlpx

05:57AM | 07/28/00
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
A charcoal filter is supposed to remove odors.
My house was built with no filter at all from the well. Though it didn't smell, and tastes good,I added one myself. If you don't have a filter, it's not difficult, but I've found that a "whole house" charcoal filter doesn't last long - it clogs up quickly and has to be replaced. You'll probably want a coarse filter for the house, and a small charcoal filter at the tap for the drinking water only.
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