Scientist Testing For Cause Of Black Water

Unlike brown water, covered in our recent blog post, those experiencing black water often report this discoloration to be more consistent, rather than seasonal or on-again, off-again. Causes of Black Water Black water is commonly caused by high levels of mineral contaminants, particularly magnesium or combined iron and magnesium, in your water. Black water may…

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Why Is My Water Brown

Causes Of Brown Water Brown water is commonly caused by one of the following: Sediment, rust, or minerals dislodged from water mains or even your hot water heater Water main breaks or construction Corroding pipes. Particularly common with iron and lead pipes Spring hydrant flushing. In many areas of the country, with the spring thaw…

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