Why is My Water Brown?

Have you ever turn the faucet on your kitchen sink and, instead of clean, clear water coming out, you get murky, brown water? If your water is brown, it’s both unsuitable to use and unsafe to drink. You’ll want to find out the cause of your water’s discoloration in order to fix the problem.


Unfortunately, It’s not uncommon for the water that rains on your home to contain pesticides and other airborne fumes. The problem comes in when that rainwater flows back into nearby streams and rivers that are used to source your home’s water supply. All of those pollutants can end up giving you brown water.

Old Plumbing

Have you ever wondered what your pipes were made of? If you’re like most people, you haven’t. But f they’re made of iron or copper, over time the pipes can corrode and that material can make its way into your home’s water supply, resulting in brown and rust-colored water.

If you’re unsure what your pipes are made of, you should definitely consider having them inspected by a plumber. Not only will they be able to tell you what material the pipes are, but if they are corroded or worn down, they can replace for you as well.

Changing Water Source

If your water comes from a municipal supply system, any change in the source of the water can cause it to become discolored. As the new source mixes with the old source, it can disrupt the flow and the water properties themselves.

At Ace Solves It All, we can handle any and all of your plumbing issues, no matter how big or small. For plumbing services near Kissimmee Florida, give us a call today.

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