There are many different contaminants that can cause water to smell and taste bad, and the #1 contaminant in the Atlanta Area is chlorine and chloramines.The majority of the visitors to this website that we poll say that smelly water is one of their top concerns and rightly so.
As a necessary evil, chlorine and chloramines kill bacteria in your drinking water.
While we do need a method to reduce the risk of bacteria, chlorine and chloramines cause water to smell & taste bad and recent studies have even found them to harmful to your health.
Typically chlorine is treated by using carbon filtration, however if your city water supply treats with chloramines, make sure the specific filter you have will reduce both.
Your local Culligan Man will be able to let you know specifically what’s in your water and the right way to treat it the first time so you don’t have to waste time and money on a filter that doesn’t solve your water unique problems.