Why is my water dirty sometimes?
There are several possibilities why your water may occasionally appear dirty. Anytime a hydrant is opened, whether for a fire, flushing, or any other purpose, this action may disturb sediments that will move along in the distribution system and find their way into household plumbing. Similarly, whenever the flow of water is interrupted, as with construction or main repair, the resumption of flow can stir sediments. A reversal of flow in the main will also lead to a disturbance of sediments.

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1. Who do I call for a water billing problem?
2. Why is my water bill going up?
3. How can I determine if I have a water leak?
4. How can I determine if my water meter is accurate?
5. Why is my water dirty sometimes?
6. Why is my water sometimes cloudy white?
7. Is my water safe to drink?
8. Is there bacteria in the water?
9. Should I have my water tested?
10. Is lead a problem in my water?
11. How much sodium is in my water?
12. Is my water hard or soft?
13. What chemicals are added to the water?
14. Why is fluoride added to the water?
15. What can I do to conserve water?