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Old 06-06-2007, 09:26 PM   #1
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Good evening. We have an older home and a bathtub and a couple sinks that are not frequently used. When we go to turn the water on - out comes rusty colored water. Anyway to stop this without replacing the pipes?

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I suspect you have galvanized water lines?

They will make the water like that if they sit for awhile unused.

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do you have public/well water?
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I suspect you have galvanized water lines?

They will make the water like that if they sit for awhile unused.
Yep, there is a bunch of galvanized still left.
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Replace the pipes.
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