Sulfur smell


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Old 12-29-18, 06:12 AM
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Sulfur smell

Hi All, why would I get a sulfur smell when I run my hot water ?
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Old 12-29-18, 06:20 AM
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If it's only the hot water then it's time to change the anode tube in the heater to a magnesium one.
 
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Old 12-29-18, 06:30 AM
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There is sulfur bacteria in the water and while harmless it causes that smell. You need to chlorinate your well.
 
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Old 12-29-18, 06:33 AM
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No well, city water.
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Old 12-29-18, 10:02 AM
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I would also have a casual conversation with the water department in case they are aware of the problem and have a solution.

But Joe's suggestion sound good.

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