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  • Color of water is dark brown / black
    Contaminant
    • Manganese
    Effects on water
    • Dark brown - black stains
    • Bitter, metallic taste
    Sources of contaminant
    • Natural deposits
    Treatment method
    • Reverse Osmosis

     

  • Color of water is reddish / orange
    Contaminant
    • Iron
    Effects on water
    • Rusty color
    • Sediment
    • Reddish or orange stains
    • Metallic taste of water
    Sources of contaminant
    • Natural Deposits
    Treatment method
    • Reverse Osmosis

     

  • Water's deposits: soap scum, bathtub rings
    Contaminant
    • Hard Water (measured as Calcium Carbonate,CaCO3)
    Effects on water
    • Consumes soap and makes cleaning more difficult
    • Whitish scale deposits
    • Soap curd and lime scum residue
    Sources of contaminant
    • Natural deposits causing calcium (limestone) and magnesium salts in raw water
    Treatment method
    • Remove all calcium and magnesium ions with a cation exchange water softener

     

  • Water's deposits: whitish scale
    Contaminant
    • Hard Water (measured as Calcium Carbonate,CaCO3)
    Effects on water
    • Consumes soap and makes cleaning more difficult
    • Whitish scale deposits
    • Soap curd and lime scum residue
    Sources of contaminant
    • Natural deposits causing calcium (limestone) and magnesium salts in raw water
    Treatment method
    • Remove all calcium and magnesium ions with a cation exchange water softener

     

  • Water smells like rotten eggs
    Contaminant
    • Odor
    Effects on water
    • Rotten egg
    • Musty
    • Garlic
    • Chemical
    Sources of contaminant
    • Chlorine
    • Hydrogen sulfide
    • Organic matter
    • Gasoline contamination
    Treatment method
    • Activated Carbon

     

  • Water smells like sewage
    Contaminant
    • Selenium (+6)
    Effects on water
    • Hair and fingernail loss
    • Circulatory problems
    • Numbness in fingers or toes
    Sources of contaminant
    • Natural deposits
    • Mining
    • Smelting
    • Coal/Oil combustion
    • Petroleum refining
    Treatment method
    • Reverse Osmosis

     

  • Water smells like sweet solvent
    Contaminant
    • MTBE (Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether)
    Effects on water
    • Sweet solvent odor at 0.020 mg/L
    • Possible human carcinogen
    Sources of contaminant
    • "Oxygenator" additive for reformulated gasoline
    Treatment method
    • Activated Carbon

     

  • Water smells like salt
    Contaminant
    • Chloride
    Effects on water
    • Salty taste
    Sources of contaminant
    • Natural deposits
    Treatment method
    • Reverse Osmosis

     

  • Water causes spots on clothes
    Contaminant
    • Hard Water (measured as Calcium Carbonate,CaCO3)
    Effects on water
    • Consumes soap and makes cleaning more difficult Whitish scale deposits Soap curd and lime scum residue
    Sources of contaminant
    • Natural deposits causing calcium (limestone) and magnesium salts in raw water
    Treatment method
    • Remove all calcium and magnesium ions with a cation exchange water softener

     

  • Water has grey stains
    Contaminant
    • Aluminum
    Effects on water
    • Colored or tinted water
    Sources of contaminant
    • Water treatment coagulant (alum)
    • Natural deposits
    Treatment method
    • Reverse Osmosis

     

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