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rburt5
dirt particles and rusty water

We have had problems with dirt (possibly rust)particles in our hot water for about a year. I ran chlorine through my well and water system (including the hot water tank) to see if it would help. Now it is worse than ever. Every time I turn on the hot water, no matter which faucet, the first 3-4 seconds is dark gray water with coffee grain type particles. I've tried running my hot water tank empty, but it hasn't helped. I tried cycling my water softener through an extra time, but it didn't help. Now all the water in my house (including the cold water)is rust colored. I never would have disinfected my well if I knew it would make the problem so much worse! What can I do?

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