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