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Water smelling ANy ideas how we can stop the waste water smelling. We have our washing machine in our basement/cellar. The waste water goes into a tub/container. In the tub is a submersible pump which pumps the water up to ground level drains. There is a make-shift lid on the tub and about 5 litres of water always remains in the tub. After a few weeks the water starts to smell a bit and I'd like to know if I can add anything to the residual water 9 say once a week ?) to stop it smelling. Otherwise I have a laborious job of pumping out all the water and hand cleaning...which takes ages !!

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May I suggest the same types of chemicals you use in RVs to keep the smell of the waste down... That stuff works wonders in them situations and it seems like it would do that same in yours.

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Although it might not be the most ecological solution, you might add a small amount of bleach to the container, once a week (let it act for some hours before you use the washing machine again - at night for example). I'm pretty sure it will help! Good luck!

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