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Water meters and dirty silty water
« on: August 10, 2017, 20:17 »
If your water is murky due to problems with the water board, do not use as it will clog your boiler and pipes and contact the water company. They will say run your cold tap until clear. Tell them you have a meter and they should take money off your next bill.


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Re: Water meters and dirty silty water
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2017, 20:52 »
That sounds like good advice.
I'd take a meter reading before and after flushing - just to make sure that take enough off of the bill  :dry:
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Re: Water meters and dirty silty water
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2017, 02:10 »
I would also check with near neighbours to ask how clear their mains water is.

If yours is cloudy I certainly wouldn't risk drinking it until I knew it was safe. I would want an explanation from my water supplier as to why the water did not appear to be "clean" and a guarantee that it was safe to drink.

Had you thought of asking someone to come out and take a sample to have it checked? What is in the water that is making it appear dirty and silty and  how did it get there?

Here's hoping the problem is quickly resolved.
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