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From time to time, NMB Water receives customer questions about the taste or the odor of drinking water. The following list are common issues with drinking water and common causes.
The first step in resolving an odor issue is to determine the source. This may be the public water supply or your plumbing.
There are several possible sources of plastic taste and odor issues. One is from plastic pipes used for building plumbing.
Our drinking water is treated with chlorine to protect against microbial contaminants.
Odor from your tap is commonly from the sink drain and not the water.
A salty taste in water is usually due to the presence of naturally occurring sodium, magnesium, and/or potassium.