Smelly water


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Old 08-30-18, 03:12 PM
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Smelly water

I have a shallow well that has sulphur in it but the water softener has handled it till recently. Over night the "rotten egg" smell has gotten bad. When someone takes a shower it stinks up the house. Yes the cal rod has been removed from the water heater. Any ideas?
 
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Old 08-31-18, 03:07 AM
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Are you sure your water softener is still working correctly?
 
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Old 08-31-18, 03:30 AM
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When I lived in Florida a lot of houses had a aerator tank for this.
 
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Old 08-31-18, 10:48 AM
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smelly water

The softener seems to be working. I ran it thru a cycle manually as a test. The water is soft just smelly.If the softener isn't working you can hardly get soap to lather and I haven't had that problem.
 
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Old 08-31-18, 06:34 PM
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Last thing I would have done is removed the anode rod and left it out, I would have removed and replaced with a magnesum rod.
Adding a whole house filter on the main line with an activated charcoal filter should get rid of the smell.
 
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Old 09-01-18, 04:46 PM
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Been thinking about a charcoal filter. Might have to do more than think. Thanks for the replies guys.
 
 

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