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Why is my water sometimes a different color?
If your water is blue, this is very common in newer homes with copper plumbing. It is a by-product of the new copper. It will diminish with time as the new piping is used.

If your water appears reddish brown or orange in color, this may mean it contains excess iron. When iron is dissolved in groundwater, it is colorless. However, when it combines with air, the iron turns reddish brown. Another cause could be rusty water from the water lines or from your hot water heater. Check to see if any neighbors are experiencing this problem. If not, it is probably in your pipes or water heater. Letting the water run for a while will often clear the water.

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1. Where do I turn on my utilities?
2. When does my water meter get read and how?
3. Why is the water hot?
4. Where does my water come from?
5. Sometimes the water from my faucet is very cloudy. Is this harmful?
6. Why does my drinking water sometimes taste like chlorine?
7. Why is my water sometimes a different color?
8. What is hard water?
9. What is water softening?
10. Is it a good idea to periodically check my water softener?
11. Does the amount of hardness in the water system vary throughout the City?
12. When should I flush my hot water heater?
13. How do I flush my hot water heater?
14. How can I legally drain or backwash my swimming pool?
15. What are the Utility Service Providers in the Goodyear area?
16. How do I dispose of surplus or expired prescription drugs?
17. What is water waste?

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City of Goodyear • 190 N. Litchfield Road • Goodyear AZ 85338 • Phone 623-932-3910 • Toll-Free 1-800-872-1749