Identify your water’s symptoms

Diagnose your water concerns based on the symptoms you notice about your drinking water. Possible causes are listed with the most likely first. Get answers to these and more questions:

glass filled with dirty brown drinking water.
Problems with brown water? Check our diagnostic information to learn probable causes and possible fixes.

  • Are there health concerns if I drink the water or shower with it?
  • What lab test can be done to confirm the problem?
  • How can I find a laboratory?
  • If there is a confirmed problem, what are possible fixes?
  • How can I find someone qualified to do the work?
  • Can I get any financial help to fix the problem?

List of water symptoms

Contact Information

We welcome your feedback on these pages, especially if your water symptoms aren't listed here. Please contact:

Dorie Turpin

Last revised: Monday September 03 2012