Whilst it is difficult to predict to what degree the water will be affected, ACTEW Water advises that any discolouration will clear with normal use.
Customers are advised not to use washing machines and dishwashers during this period of possible water discolouration, as it may stain clothing or clog filters.
Another case involved a student who had mottled discolouration
on her leg.
Another case involved a law student who sought treatment for the mottled discolouration
on her leg.
A miner works down the pit and breathes in coal dust and pulls on a trigger and gets a little bit of discolouration
to one of his pinkies and he gets compensation for that
But manganese is a historic problem, and over the years has got into the system which is why residents in our two upgraded treatment plant areas still see discolouration
from time to time.
A water main in Macarthur has burst overnight with a large amount of water lost to the area, and patches of water discolouration
expected around the surrounding suburbs Fadden, Gowrie, Gilmore Wanniassa, Chisholm - for most of today.
ACTEW Water will be undertaking necessary work in the Ngunnawal area tomorrow Wednesday 23 July - which may result in temporary discolouration
of water at some properties.
ACTEW Water is undertaking necessary work in the Mawson area this week (Thursday 29 May) which may result in temporary discolouration
ACTEW Water is undertaking necessary work in the Tuggeranong area next week (Wednesday 12 March) which may result in temporary discolouration
of water during the day.
Following the repair, it is expected that there may be some water discolouration
and heightened chlorine smell to elevated areas of Garran.
ACTEW Water engineers are working to address discolouration
affecting water supplies in high-lying parts of Farrer and Iscs.
The incident and associated repair however have disturbed the flow of the network and therefore disturbed the natural sediment within the pipes leading to slight discolouration
of the water supply.
Customers in the high-lying areas of Hackett are being advised of potential discolouration
to their drinking water supply over the next few hours.
As a result, our customers in Ngunnawal may experience some temporary discolouration
to their drinking water supply.