Iron causing Cheney water discoloration

Ableman offers many reasons for water color

CHENEY — Public Works Director Todd Ableman is advising residents to contact the city if their water is discolored.

“The important message is that when a resident sees that discoloration, they should contact the city and try to work with us to clear it up.” Ableman said.

His comments came last week after the city had received complaints about the water. And it followed a brief brouhaha over water quality during a recent City Council meeting.

Ableman said the cause of water discoloration in the city is elemental iron deposits from within the water transport and storage infrastructure.

“Not all...


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