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Dirty Water

By Deb@gungahlin 31 December 2007 11

Hi, I’ve just discovered that the water coming out of my tap is pale brown. Is anyone else having this problem?

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moft 2:39 pm 08 Jan 08

water generally gets a bit dirty when it’s been raining alot. This is sometimes because the supply gets silted up, or pipes in muddy ground allowing dirt to seep through through.

Another cause is when you leave the house for a couple of days or weeks, and it allows the gunk on the inside of the pipes to dislodge and find its way into the water once you run it.

Big buildings have this problem, and after weekends, offices on the higher floors sometimes get icky water that has been festering in the pipes all weekend.

ant 11:22 am 01 Jan 08

Just before the Thredbo landslide, someone in a neighbouring lodge ran the tap and got muddy water coming out…

shauno 12:14 am 01 Jan 08

Looks like shit here in the Gulf of Khambhat India lol.

jemmy 6:55 pm 31 Dec 07

Yes in Dickson, but not till late morning. It was fine earlier, and it’s ok now.

Thumper 1:53 pm 31 Dec 07

That’s because you’ve been flushing bad brews down the sink?

Mælinar 1:14 pm 31 Dec 07

The water has been brown in Holt for the last month or so.

mattyf 1:00 pm 31 Dec 07

Water tastes horrible in Lyneham at the moment. Was reasonable last night.

miz 11:20 am 31 Dec 07

Ring ACTEW – they can tell you if they have been working on water pipes nearby, and will come and flush out the pipe near you.

Deadmandrinking 10:31 am 31 Dec 07

Nothing here in Page.

Thumper 10:15 am 31 Dec 07

You have beer coming out of your taps?


Seriously though, looks fine here in sunny Macgregor…

grundy 10:06 am 31 Dec 07

Not here in O’Connor.

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