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Water Odors and Discoloration

What New Hampshire Residents and Commercial Facility Managers Need to Know

Water odors presenting with or without discoloration are among the most common problems plaguing New Hampshire’s water systems. Any number of bacteria, chemicals, microorganisms, or other impurities can cause your water to give off a foul smell or turn a strange color. While some of the contaminants are harmless (though unpleasant), excessive ingestion of others may be detrimental to your health.

Typically the easiest water problem to diagnose, foul smelling water is most often the result of a reaction between anaerobic bacteria and magnesium, producing hydrogen sulfide gas that causes the classic “rotten eggs” smell. Less frequent, though no less offensive, is a smell of sewage that sometimes occurs due to bacteria buildup in the drainage systems.

Water discoloration is another relatively common issue that, depending on the color, can indicate serious, hazardous problems with your water. Reference the following colors and causes:

Capital Well Clean Water Center Can Help

As a certified installer of Evolve’s state-of-the-art water treatment systems, our team can help deliver residential and commercial customers across New Hampshire the cleanest, purest water possible. And with over 30 years’ experience providing trusted, reliable water services to New Hampshire and beyond, the team at Capital Well Clean Water Center can ensure you’re in good hands.

Eliminate Water Odors and Discoloration Today!

Call (800) 924-1192 today and let the professionals at Capital Well Clean Water Center help your water run clear and clean!

Let us help you to get the best quality water in your home while making sure NH kids have food security when returning to school this year. To support Drinking Water Awareness Month, Capital Well will donate 10% off all water treatment to the Backpack Program through September!

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