[Summit] not at all sure about that dirty water

Emlyn Addison noisyblocks at gmail.com
Sun Apr 22 14:35:05 CDT 2018

Sounds like flushing the fire hydrants is affecting 12th street water...

On Sun, Apr 22, 2018 at 3:24 PM, Carol Cancro <cscancro at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was in NY, but my husband stayed here.  He noticed the funky color this
> morning.  A neighbor on 12th Street said hydrants were being flushed out—
> Carol C.
> On Sun, Apr 22, 2018 at 3:19 PM Emlyn Addison <noisyblocks at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Old pipes in old New England homes? Rust tends to build up when you're
>> not running the faucet every day. Our basement faucet is rarely used and
>> when I turn it on I usually wait 2-3 seconds for very rust-colored water to
>> clear.
>> If yours stays rust-colored even after running it then it may be
>> something worth looking into. We use an under-counter water filter for rust
>> and a couple of other things.
>> On Sun, Apr 22, 2018 at 2:59 PM, Carol Cancro <cscancro at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Just got back from a weekend in NY to discover that our water is now a
>>> little rust colored.  My husband put it through a Brita filter, but it
>>> still ain't exactly clear.  He says it tastes fine (both filtered and
>>> not).  Has anyone else experienced this?  If so, do they know why it's
>>> happening?
>>> Carol C.
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