Why is my water brown?

Brown water is usually an indication of rust dissolved in the water. Rust can be drawn into the distribution by changes in flow or water main breaks. Generally, these episodes will clear if a cold water tap runs for a few minutes. If the discoloration doesn't clear contact the Water Treatment Plant at Phone: 978-858-0345 for further instructions. When experiencing brown water refrain from doing laundry. Do not use bleach since it will interact with the rust and cause staining.

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1. Why is my water white?
2. What are these stains on my fixtures?
3. Why is my water banging in my pipes?
4. Is our water hard?
5. Why does my water smell?
6. Does the water smell like a pool?
7. Does it smell musty?
8. Does the washer smell when you open it even when there isn't anything in it?
9. My fish died is there something wrong with the water?
10. Does our water come from wells?
11. How much does my water cost?
12. How much does it cost to fill a pool?
13. Why don't my clothes smell clean?
14. I need my water shut off, who should I call?
15. Why is my water brown?