Why is my water discolored?

Water is distributed from our sources to your tap through a network of buried pipes. Mineral deposits naturally build up and form a lining on pipe walls. Chlorine reacts with the layers of mineral deposits that have built up within our water distribution system. We have an annual city-wide flushing program to purge the deposits in our pipelines and minimize the discoloration at your tap.

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