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Help With Marine Plumbing / Fresh Water Issues

The end of last year I noticed a rather "odd" smell eminating from my fresh water. The smell is stronger with the hot water, although there are traces of it in the cold. I tried those water purification tablets, that lessened the smell somewhat, but not really. I have of course drained the tanks and filled them from another source. Before I undertake something drastic, I thought someone might have some ideas. I have two flexible twenty gallon tanks that I don't believe are the problem and the lines seems relatively okay. The water heater that runs off the heat exchanger on my diesel is rather old. Would this fail (internally) somehow and cause the leaks on it. The smell isn't is bad as rotten eggs or sulfur, but can be potent at times. At the least, it is rather noticeable and when you shower with it, the smell does cling to you. Any suggestions before I tear it all out and replace it all??!!

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