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  1. Plumbing
    Anyone that can help me figure out the cause of black sooty particles generated by the elctric Marathon hot water heater? It is coming from the hot water heater. It is not the pipes or the fixtures.
  2. Plumbing
    Hello, I was getting black specs in the hot water of my kitchen. I assumed it was sediment from our old water heater. The old heater had the flexible copper pipes. Installed new water with ALL NEW connections (cut the copper pipes and installed new inlet valve and then flexible hoses with the...
  3. General DIY Discussions
    Hello All, Im new to this forum and have a question - Can anyone comment why is there black soot (or black specks) that could be coming from coming hot water line? Client lives in Chicago area, Eternal Tankless waterheater model GU145S installed December 28 2010 (2.3 years ago). Background -->...
  4. Plumbing
    In master bath tub the hot water has started to produce black particles, looks like sort of like black dust. No other faucet in house does this, and only the hot tap produces these particles and not the cold side. Any thoughts what could be doing this? This is occurring in our rental place...
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