Chlorine and disinfectant taste and smells If your water tastes or smells of chlorine or disinfectant, don’t worry, this is common. We have more information on this on our Chlorine and Disinfectant Taste and Smells page. Sometimes, however, you might notice your water has an earthy, stale, fuel or woody taste or smell, or it’s simply different. Our Taste and Smells page can help identify the causes of these and how to resolve it. Did this answer your question? Yes No Did this save you a phone call? Yes No Are you satisfied with the service? Yes No We're always looking to improve our chatbot. Please let us know what could be better: (please note that any direct questions cannot be responded to from your feedback) Thank you for your feedback Send feedback Related articles Which company bills me at my property? Smart Meters I have a water pressure issue What work is planned in my area?