Why is my water is discolored, but my neighbor didn’t notice any discoloration?

If you were home when the flushing was going on and you turned on your water, your water may be discolored because you are drawing in the water as the city’s system is flushing it and stirring up the minerals and iron.

If your neighbors were not home all day and returned home in the evening and turned on their tap when no flushing was occurring, they most likely will not notice any discoloration.

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1. My water is discolored. What should I do?
2. Why is my water is discolored, but my neighbor didn’t notice any discoloration?
3. Does the City test the water regularly? Is the testing done at various sites?
4. I live on the west side of Wetaskiwin and the City is currently flushing hydrants on the east side. Why is my water discolored?