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rie4rob
Brownish Water From Faucets

I have brown/rusty looking water coming from my faucets, showers and toliets. Mostly on the cold water side. It comes and goes, ussually several hours at a time. Any suggestions or ideas?

HoustonRemodeler
Re: Brownish Water From Faucets

I'm willing to bet you have galvanized / iron pipes in your house. What is the water quality where you live? Do any neighbors have this problem?

dj1
Re: Brownish Water From Faucets

What HR said, plus: what's your water source? city or well?

rie4rob
Re: Brownish Water From Faucets

We're outside city limits. Alot of hard water deposits. Haven't asked any neighbors yet, but I will. If that is the case, aside from replacing all the galvanized piping, are there any other solutions?

dj1
Re: Brownish Water From Faucets

There are special whole house filters for iron in the water situations. Consider installing one of those, after you read about them in various sources.

However, a filter won't help you if your pipes have to go.

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