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Sulfur Odor (Hydrogen Sulfide) In Your Water

If you have questions on how to treat Hydrogen Sulfide
in your well water, call us today 973-317-8530 and ask to speak to a specialist.

Do I Have Hydrogen Sulfide in My Water?

Since hydrogen sulfide can be detected in water by smell and taste, laboratory testing is not needed to detect its presence.

  • If the smell is only from the hot water faucet the problem is likely to be in the water heater.
  • If the smell is in both the hot and cold faucets, but only from the water treated by a water softener and not in the untreated water, the problem is likely to be sulfur bacteria in the water softener.
  • If the smell is strong when the water in both the hot and cold faucets is first turned on, and it diminishes or goes away after the water has run, or if the smell varies through time, the problem is likely to be sulfur bacteria in the well or distribution system.
  • If the smell is strong when the water in both the hot and cold faucets is first turned on and is more or less constant and persists with use, the problem is likely to be hydrogen sulfide as in the groundwater.

Hydrogen Sulfide in your water: How to treat it and what you need to know.

The Good News: RAdata has the knowledge and experience to safely reduce Hydrogen Sulfide in your drinking water!

You can also contact us to have RAdata create a free, no obligation estimate for Water Treatment Services.