Color, Taste, and Odor

Color and Appearance 

There can be many reasons for discolored water, but it usually originates in the water distribution system or private plumbing systems. Corrosion or rusting of the interior surfaces of metal pipes is a primary source of discoloration and particles that can appear in your water.

There are several possible situations that can cause this material to be dislodged. The most probable of these causes and steps you can take to resolve them are listed below.