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Taste and Odor

Taste and Odor events are a source of great concern for drinking water treatment plants. They generally occur unexpectedly in the summer when water temperatures and nutrient load create a perfect environment for growing blue-green algae that secrete a chemical known as geosmin. It has a very strong taste and smell that is often described as earthy, musty, dirt like or of dead fish. It also happens when the reservoirs turn over in the spring and fall.

As a result municipalities are pressured into action. The problem is many do not have a plan in place. Nor is there a budget to solve the problem.

EarthTec has a Rapid Response program proven to reduce Taste and Odor problems FAST. In as little as 1-2 days.

Step One — Site Survey

Our team of experts will review your plant layout and water conditions.

Step Two — Treatment Recommendation

We will review several options to quickly and safely reduce your taste and odor problem.

Step Three — Implement the Taste and Odor Plan

EarthTec will move forward in 24-48 hours to implement a strategy. This includes working with you to provide chemicals, dosing equipment, gather water samples, etc.

Step Four — Evaluation and Optimization

Once a program is being implemented our team will assist in optimizing treatment and performance.

Contact us today schedule a site survey with our experts. Let us help you solve your taste and odor problems.