What can I do about chlorine taste and odor?
Chlorine kills organisms that may cause disease. If you choose to remove the chlorine with a filter, refrigerate the water to limit bacterial re-growth. Other alternatives include: Filling a pitcher and letting it stand in the refrigerator overnight (this is the best way), filling a glass or jar with water and letting it stand in the sunlight for 30 minutes, or heating water to approximately 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

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1. What are the sources of drinking water?
2. Why are there contaminants in my drinking water?
3. Is my drinking water safe to drink?
4. How often is my water tested?
5. How can I get my water tested?
6. Do I need to take special precautions?
7. Do I need to filter my water?
8. What is the pH of my water?
9. Is there fluoride in my water?
10. Do I have hard or soft water?
11. What can I do about chlorine taste and odor?
12. I live on a dead-end (cul-de-sac) and my water has a yellow tinge to it. Is this okay?
13. Why is my water milky?
14. How can I tell if air bubbles are causing my water to look milky?
15. How can I get my rain catchment system water tested?
16. What other contaminants may be found in my drinking water?