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 Brown well water
Author: Grant545 (NC)

I purchased a home built in 1974 "sight unseen". I am struggling with the well. I turn the well on and hook a hose up from the well and the water runs clear for a minute or so then turns light brown. The water tastes like metal.

Please help

Jim

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 Re: Brown well water
Author: m & m (MD)

Wells that have been setting idle will oxidize the iron in the water. To clear the well, it must be exercised daily to keep the water fresh.

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