Brown or Black Color in Drinking Water
Brown or Black Color
A brown or black color is usually caused by manganese.
It is not considered hazardous however in large quantities can impact the nervous system.
Manganese is a naturally occurring metal that can be found in all kinds of places and is essential to plant and animal life at low levels.
A brown or black color can also be caused by a well running low and picking up some mud. If this is the case, it will generally clear up on its own fairly quickly.
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If your water is brown or black, contact one of our specialists for advice.
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