Smelly Water
Posted by Valerie on September 19, 2002 at 14:19:59:
I've read various messages on your board, but not sure which applies to us. We have a private well which we share with the landlord in an adjacent house. We also have a water softener system. Our cold water only smells; the hot water smells only if we let the cold water smell go for months; the landlord's water doesn't smell! We can lessen the smell for a couple of weeks by changing the carbon filter on the water heater and adding some bleach when replacing, but lately not even that is helping. We can't afford to dig a new well. Any suggestions or ideas why our water smells so badly and the landlord's doesn't?

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