We have a new house in the Ottawa area that is only 1 year old. We
have all PVC piping and we've noticed over the last several days that
we now have a greenish bluish tint to the water. We don't see the
tint in small cups of water but it's definitely noticeable when filing
up a bathtub. We have a standard water treatment (softner and carbon
filter) plus a chlorinator because we have high iron and sulfur in the
Any idea what could be causing the bluish green tint in the water ?
Everything I've read says that it could be copper contamination but
that's almost impossible here since we have almost no copper except
for at the water treatment point only.
In Vancouver area, the "city" water comes from a lake up in the mountains
in North Vancouver. When I filled our hot tub, lo ! the water had a green
tinge to it !
Then I thought..what color is the water in the lake (before they send it
down the pipe)..
I'm told the blue and greenish tint in a Glacier is actually oxygen.
Said to be cleaner than what we have today.
"I don't have anything against work. I just figure, why deprive somebody who
really loves it."
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