Why is my water “cloudy” or “milky” looking?
Water in the distribution system is under pressure and air sometimes dissolves in the water within the pressurized lines; the quality of the water is not affected by the entrained air. Once released at the faucet, the dissolved air gives water a “cloudy” or “milky” appearance; in fact, many faucets have an aeration feature built in.

Just let the water stand in an open container for a few seconds, the air in the water will disperse to the atmosphere.

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1. Why is my water “cloudy” or “milky” looking?
2. Why is my water “rusty”?