Tag: treated water

Why Some Tap Water Tastes Like Dirt

The water coming from your faucet shouldn’t have any weird odors, and you definitely don’t want it to have a funky taste. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case.Even water that’s deemed safe by the treatment plant can still have some undesirable characteristics. Issues regarding water color, odor, and taste can sometimes slip through because they […]

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Chlorine FAQs

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about chlorine since we posted our most recent edition of What’s in My Water? These FAQs are helping us continue the chlorination conversation! Why is there chlorine in my water? Chlorine is added to our municipal water supply to kill bacteria. It’s used as a disinfectant during the […]

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What’s in My Water: Chlorine

We typically think of chlorine being in pool water. It acts as a disinfectant, so we use it to eliminate germs where we swim. But without a proper filtration system, chlorine is often closer than we realize. It’s not just in swimming pools—you can also find chlorine in your tap water, shower water, and…your family’s drinking water. Our municipal drinking […]

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