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Your water heater could be contaminating your water


Last updated 8/8/2018 at Noon

The water in your home should be clear. If it’s cloudy, there could be several contributing factors.

If your hot water is cloudy, the likely cause is your water heater. Every year your water heater accumulates sediment and rust. This will make the water coming from your water heater seem cloudy.

One of the major causes of water contamination is from that corrosion. Your water heater may still work just fine, but the corrosion will make it hazardous to consume.

Exposure to this contaminated water may lead to skin and eye irritation. If you notice your water looking anything but crystal...

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