You might have a problem if your water smells like eggs. But with some tools, we can get rid of such a scent. The odor of an egg is a sign of highly contaminated water. As we learn, the water contains more than 3,000 chemicals.
The excessive amount of sulfur bacteria is often caused by the unpleasant odor of water within the plumbing system or water supply. When there is a lack of oxygen, the hydrogen sulfide gas is created and it is also a cause for the foul smell.
Most of the time, high levels of sulfur bacteria in your plumbing system or water supply are the source of the unpleasant odor of your water. The foul smell is experienced in the absence of oxygen, which inevitably creates Hydrogen Sulphide gas.
Furthermore, if you only notice the smell in your hot water tap, the probable cause may be a chemical reaction. Even though they are not harmful, iron bacteria may also cause this problem in hot water. The perfect breeding ground for iron bacteria is dry and hot water.
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