Should Water Stink?
It’s pretty easy to tell if there is sulphur in your water; if you turn on your tap and the room begins to smell like rotten eggs…
you have Sulphur in your water.
What is Sulphur?
Sulphur is a brittle, pale-yellow, naturally-occurring element found in nature. Sulphur-containing minerals are found in most rocks and soils around the world.
At it’s source, Sulphur is not necessarily a bad thing- in fact- a proper amount is good for you. You’ll find sulphur in a lot of the foods you consume- poultry, fish, eggs, chocolate, beans, broccoli, tomatoes … the list goes on and on.
All the sulphur you need can be found in a well balanced diet.
Problems Caused By Excess Sulphur:
- Rotten Egg Smell
- Laxative Effect
- Yellow Stains
- Various Slime Buildup
- Clogs In Pipes / Plumbing Fixtures
- Corrosion In Pipes / Plumbing Fixtures
How Do I Get It Out Of My Water?
The easiest way to remove sulphur from water is to add Chlorine to it, but by adding Chlorine you effectively make it even less safe to drink.
The most effective way to remove sulphur is through the use of a catalytic carbon filter