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My cold water is coming out tea colored and there are 3 small

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my cold water is coming out tea colored and there are 3 small pebbles in the toilet bowl - wondering if there is a problem
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.
Are you on town water or a well?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
town water, though 20 years ago the house was on well
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.
This is most likely an issue with the town water supply. I suspect either the town is flushing the main near you or there was a repair on a town main recently. Call the water department and ask them what's going on?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How could that effect only the cold water?
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.
There is not other likely explanation. The debris is probably settling out in the water heater tank before it comes out the faucet.
Expert:  Rick replied 1 year ago.
If the water department doesn't own up to being the cause there are other (much less likely) potential causes.

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