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White flakes, flecks, and fragments in my drinking water....what are they?
A few years ago, customers began calling the Water Treatment Facility to report particles clogging their shower heads, faucets, and appliances, floating in bath tubs and coffee cups, and reducing water pressure.

The particles were described as whitish or light green, resembling eggshells, scale, oatmeal, or clay. A puzzling laboratory investigation finally revealed that the flakes consisted of some sort of plastic, and that the source was limited to the hot water. Read more...

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1. What's that funny taste in my water?
2. White flakes, flecks, and fragments in my drinking water....what are they?
3. Why is my tap water brown?
4. Where does Broomfield get its water?
5. Do I need to install a home water treatment system?
6. Why does my tap water look like carbonated milk?
7. Why is chlorine used in the water treatment process?
8. What's the 4-1-1 on fluoride?
9. Could I have lead in my drinking water?
10. What's the best way to disinfect my drains?