Does your water have an unpleasant smell? Before water enters your home, it can pick up odors from materials it comes in contact with as it flows and seeps through the ground. There may be multiple root causes, requiring more than one solution.
Does your water have an unpleasant taste? A sour, salty, bitter or metallic taste can be a sign of high levels of total dissolved solids (TDS) in your water, normally Chlorides, Sulfates and Bicarbonates. *
Moderate to low levels of total dissolved solids (TDS) may cause problems, especially in commercial/industrial applications where very pure water is required.
Hard water is a common issue for many households in the Southwest. If you find that you’re using plenty of soap and are experiencing dull hair and dry skin, these are likely symptoms of a serious hard water issue, which can shorten the life of your appliances and create hard scale formations in your plumbing.
Excessive levels of iron are the second-most common problem today, after water hardness. It can cause reddish or red-brown stains on your fixtures and clothing, yellow or orange colored water and a metallic taste to your water.