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Cloudy water

Mar 2017 17 19:29

Post by Breezeblock » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 7:29pm

Post by Breezeblock by Breezeblock Mar 2017 17 19:29

Hi folks,

Found that I've got white cloudy water coming from one of my water fountains. It's mains fed, strangely enough cold water from the same pipe is coming out clear further along where it terminates at a wash hand basin.

Any idea what's wrong and how to fix it?
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Re: Cloudy water

Mar 2017 17 20:12

Post by mark1987 » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 8:12pm

Post by mark1987 by mark1987 Mar 2017 17 20:12

May be the filter has s filter recently been changed?
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Re: Cloudy water

Mar 2017 17 20:26

Post by Breezeblock » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 8:26pm

Post by Breezeblock by Breezeblock Mar 2017 17 20:26

mark1987 wrote:
Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 8:12pm
May be the filter has s filter recently been changed?
Don't think it has a filter Mark, it's one of those really old fashioned things with a self closing valve just bunged straight on the end of the copper pipework
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Re: Cloudy water

Mar 2017 17 20:46

Post by mark1987 » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 8:46pm

Post by mark1987 by mark1987 Mar 2017 17 20:46

It isn't airisstion? Sorry can't spell it lol can you close a valve and then take the tap of and then reopen the valve and let it out in a bucket/clear jar that way you know if it's at the fitting or not?
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Re: Cloudy water

Mar 2017 17 23:58

Post by beagle » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 11:58pm

Post by beagle by beagle Mar 2017 17 23:58

Sounds like aeration. Put some in a glass and leave it for a minute and see if it clears.
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Re: Cloudy water

Mar 2017 18 22:08

Post by adyjay » Sat, 18th Mar 2017, 10:08pm

Post by adyjay by adyjay Mar 2017 18 22:08

The aeration unit inside might be failing...
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Re: Cloudy water

Mar 2017 19 11:40

Post by EBJ » Sun, 19th Mar 2017, 11:40am

Post by EBJ by EBJ Mar 2017 19 11:40

Does sound like air in the system up to that point and it should clear. :hatoff:
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Re: Cloudy water

Mar 2017 19 12:15

Post by Breezeblock » Sun, 19th Mar 2017, 12:15pm

Post by Breezeblock by Breezeblock Mar 2017 19 12:15

Thanks folks, I will check again in the morning. Hopefully just aeration as you suggest :hatoff:
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Re: Cloudy water

Mar 2017 20 13:06

Post by Breezeblock » Mon, 20th Mar 2017, 1:06pm

Post by Breezeblock by Breezeblock Mar 2017 20 13:06

Checked again this morning, water still a little cloudy but poured some into a bottle and it quite quickly cleared. I assume no other action to be taken?
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