Next Question: Why does the water stink in Englewood?

The city says the South Platte River is especially warm - so there's more algae - the city's treatment plant is trying different ways to filter it, but anyone with a nose knows how that's going.

NEXT WITH KYLE CLARK - Our Next question comes from our viewer, JoAnn who lives in Englewood. She's concerned about the smell of her water. She wrote,

"We are told it is safe, but the smell is getting worse. It is nauseating. When you take a shower, you come out feeling dirtier than when you went in. Maybe we can get some results if we have the news media check into this?"

We asked the city of Englewood, and they also said the water is safe but admits that it's not "aesthetically pleasing." But because aesthetics really apply more to looks, the city probably should have said "olfactorily satisfactory."

The city said the South Platte River has been warm, which results in more algae. The algae could be responsible for the smell of the water. The treatment plant is trying to find different ways to filter it. 

If you live in Englewood and your water still smells in a week, get our attention by using #HeyNext on twitter or email us at Next@9news.com .

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