Common water issues

Why does my water have a metallic taste?

Corrosion of iron or copper pipes in your household plumbing system can lead to a "metallic" taste. This is often associated with an orange, rusty, or blue colour to your water, or blue green staining on sinks. This is most commonly noticed if you have not used your taps for a while, such as returning from holidays. If you run your taps for a few minutes to replace the water in your household pipes, the taste should disappear.

Your licensed plumber can help you if the problem persists.

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