Why do I notice a chlorine odor in the water?

The City adds chlorine to its water system to prevent bacteria growth. Chlorine residuals are tested multiple times per week. Chlorine adjustments are seasonal adjusted due to water age and demand. If you are noticing a stronger chlorine odor, it is generally an indication of a loss of chlorine residual. If you can smell or taste chlorine in your drinking water, there isn’t enough chlorine residual in it.

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1. What is my drinking water quality?
2. Why is my water rusty?
3. Why do I notice a chlorine odor in the water?
4. Why is there a metallic taste in my water?
5. Why does the water sometimes look milky?
6. What causes the spots on my dishes?
7. I have a water softener in my home. How much water hardness does my water softener need to be set at?
8. Why does my water smell like rotten eggs and how do I get rid of it?
9. Faucet Deposits
10. Why is my water green?
11. Is City water safe to drink?
12. Who else can I discuss water concerns with?
13. Sample Site
14. Why are there dark specs/staining in my water?
15. How do I turn off the water supply to my house in the event of a scheduled plumbing repair?
16. What is the small metal disk in my yard or driveway?
17. Is the City responsible for plumbing leaks?
18. Does my insurance company cover my service line repairs/replacements?
19. How do I report a water or sewer issue?
20. I've noticed the water pressure in my house has decreased over the years, why?
21. How do I flush my plumbing?