What should I do if my drinking water tastes or smells funny?

The content of water is complex and its taste or smell can be affected by many factors.

You may have experienced a chlorine, eggy, medicinal, metallic, musty or plastic taste or smell in your drinking water.

Many of these tastes and odours are related to plumbing or appliances within the home.

Find out more about why and what to do if your drinking water tastes or smells funny.

You can also use our postcode search for a detailed report of water quality in your area.

If it doesn't reveal any search results, your water is probably supplied by another water company and you'll need to contact them about your water quality issue.