Cloudy Drinking Water Problem

cloudy-waterMany homeowners have cloudy drinking water.

Cause

The majority of cases of white cloudy water are directly related to the amount of air in the water. Most of the time, the cloudy water effect will dissipate after a few minutes. Water that is cloudy and is brown, yellow, or green might be caused by metals, minerals or bacteria.

Effect

White cloudy drinking water caused by trapped air will have no health effects though sometimes it can be abrasive to pipes or stain sinks. Brown, yellow or green cloudy water may be harmful to the body depending on the type or amount of contaminate.

Solution

A good problem water filter or drinking water system can help eliminate cloudiness as well as protect from harmful bacteria or contaminates.

If you have cloudy water, diagnose the cause with a free Clearwater Systems water analysis.