Dirty Water Cause
Dirty water conditions may be caused be the use
of fire hydrants, breakage in pipes, opening and closing of gate valves, deficiencies
in pressure, volume, supply of water, or any other situation that may result in a
discoloration of the water.
If your laundry does become discolored from dirty water you may wish to try the
following recipe to remove rust.
1/2 Cup Calgon Dish washing Powder
8 Gallons of Hot Water
1 Teaspoon Cream of Tartar
Soak at least 1/2 hour in the machine, then run the cycle for at least 20 minutes
A leak at any point past the property line at the public
right of way is the responsibility of the homeowner.
The Water Division will come
out to the property to shut off the water for necessary repairs. Applicable fees (PDF)
will apply to the service call.