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    Read here at AC about issues with water department practices that called for NOT changing water when something? was going on.

    he utility department here was out today running hoses down two adjacent meters. They had tank with colored liquid pumping perhaps something into are water lines. I rinsed my mouth out at faucet, and smelled-tasted strong chemical. I filled a bottle for testing later.

    Is there a WD practice I should be aware of, and when NOT to change water in my tanks??
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    Well, not sure what they were up to, but I certainly wouldn't do any WC's for a few days.

    Call them and ask what was up, maybe?
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    If they are working on a water line, they will reroute or shutoff the water to residents. When new sections are added in or repaired, colored water is pumped into the line to see if there are any leaks to the new or repaired sections. Typically, they will flush that line out with clean water afterwards so that residents do not get the colored water at home.

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    Water department said tank was filled with water. I told them it was not because it was red. They said that was anti-freeze agent added to water! and they were jus checking valves.
    A second meter was added a year ago between me and neighbor, and was told it was needed to backflush the line since we are on a dead end line.
    **Turned on all the faucets, ran for several minutes and the water turned reddish-brown just like the water that was coming out of faucets in Flint Michigan!!
    Now they are headed out!
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    Thanks guys. They came out and are know flushing the line and are leaving it to flush overnight. Water should be back to normal by morning.
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    Glad to hear it will be normal by morning for you. I hope you have some bottled to drink and cook with tonight. It's really too bad they didn't give you a few minutes warning -- you could fill up containers and such.

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    That's a relief!.....good thing today wasn't WC day...
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    Oh but it was slap. Long overdue one to boot!
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