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Iron in Drinking Water

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PNW 589
Pub. Date: 2006
Last Reviewed: 2015

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Iron in drinking water, though harmless, can result in poor tasting unattractive water that stains both plumbing fixtures and clothing. PNW 589 discusses four types of iron in water and seven options for dealing with problems they cause.

Authors: Alex Colter and Robert L. Mahler

4 pages

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