Sometimes I get rust in my water. Why?
It's really not rust that can sometimes show up in some customers' water; it's iron. Iron is a naturally occurring element in some areas, particularly along Long Island's South Shore. In its natural state, you can't see iron in water. However, as the water meets with air and mixes with chlorine, you can see it. It's not harmful, but it doesn't look very appealing. Some of the iron settles in our water mains and can be disturbed when fire hydrants are opened. This will sometimes result in iron in your tap water.

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1. Do we have hard or soft water?
2. How does your water stack up against bottled water?
3. How many of my tax dollars go to the Water District?
4. How much does it cost to set up an account?
5. Is there a charge to have my meter removed?
6. Sometimes I get rust in my water. Why?
7. What is added to my water?
8. Where does my water come from?