Bad Taste & Smell


While taste issues are only noticed at the faucet(s) where water is used for drinking, bad smelling water can be noticeable any place in or around a home or office where water is used. Depending on the extent of faucets affected, a choice can be made whether water treatment for the whole building or just at a specific faucet is best suited for your needs. 

Water treatment can improve taste and odor issues.

Contaminants that cause taste and odor issues can be reduced in water by using one or multiple options listed below:

  • Activated Carbon
  • Reverse Osmosis
  • Air Stripping
  • Oxidation/Filtration
  • Disinfection/Filtration
  • pH adjustments higher or lower
  • Anion Exchange
  • Distillation
  • Electrodialysis
  • Deionization
  • Cation Exchange
  • Ultrafiltration
  • Filtration

Click here to search for products certified by WQA for taste and odor reduction (certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 42).

Click here to find a water treatment provider who can help.