What would cause my water to smell?
Most likely it is the chlorine we are required to add as a disinfectant. Occasionally the city receives calls that the water smells like sulfur or rotten eggs. This is caused by the anode rod in the water heater. If at any time the water has an unusual odor it is probably best to call us. It is well known that people’s sense of smell can be one of the best indicators of a problem.

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1. Where does the city’s water come from?
2. Does Batavia’s water meet all of the federal and state EPA drinking water standards?
3. What is Batavia’s water hardness? Do I need a water softener?
4. Batavia charges for water per 100 cubic feet.; how much is 100 cubic feet?
5. How do you get the water readings every month?
6. Is it beneficial to get a home filtration system?
7. What would cause my water to smell?
8. What would cause a sewer gas smell to come from my drain?
9. What would cause low water pressure?
10. Is there lead in our water?
11. Why does the city require me to get my lawn irrigation system inspected each year?