Faucet water is white

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Old 06-15-13, 03:40 PM
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Faucet water is white

But at the well house spigot it is very clear/good.

Is it an issue with the water conditioner in the house?
 
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Old 06-15-13, 06:05 PM
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Draw a glass of water and then let it sit for a while. Does it then clear up? White water is often nothing more than air bubbles in the water. If you have an under counter carbon filter (might be the same for other filters) and you just changed the filter it is normal to have air in the water. If the latter is the case just run the water for a few minutes and it will clear up.
 
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Old 06-16-13, 06:59 AM
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No the water filter was changed a month prior. This is at my elderly parent's house, who don't "computer" :-).

They wonder if the anode rod is shot in the water heater, causing the water to turn white
 
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Old 06-16-13, 07:04 AM
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White water

...disregard my last comment about the anode in the water heater, it looks like the water water is on the cold water too. It is definitely still clear on the well head, outside of the house.

Maybe sediment?...drain heater tank?

Still a puzzle as to the cold water
 
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Old 06-16-13, 07:13 AM
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Did you read Furd's post? If you get a glass of water and let it sit does the white clear up? As he mentioned, many cases it is just air that is dissolved in the water and not really an issue.
 
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Yes, read Furd's. No, that did not help, and the filter has not been chnaged recently to cause those bubbles
 
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Old 06-16-13, 08:08 AM
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Just to confirm: The white cloudiness stays in a glass of water that you fill up and leave on the counter for 10 min, correct?

Is there a water softener?
 
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Correct in the glass.

No water softener.

Tomorrow I will go there in person, vs just hearing the issues.
 
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Old 06-16-13, 05:35 PM
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Maybe sediment?...drain heater tank?
No.....the heater tank won't affect the cold water side.
 
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