Why does my water smell?

Sulfur Water or Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) is a colorless dissolved gas present in some well water. Sulfur, when released by opening a faucet, has a disagreeable "rotten egg" smell. Sulfur is present in groundwater supplies and creates the foul smell. The bad smell of sulfur-bearing water can come and go; it can be worse in the summer because of higher groundwater temperatures and changing water levels in a well.

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