Dirty water in Campbell

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ICON Water crews have repaired a burst water main on Holmes Crescent, Campbell, which may lead to some temporary water discolouration in Campbell and Russell.

“An increase in the velocity of water flow or a change in direction of water flow can cause water discolouration due to naturally occurring sediment being stirred up within the network,” a spokesperson said.

“It is not recommended that you drink the water if it appears, tastes or smells objectionable. Customers experiencing discoloured water are advised not to use washing machines and dishwashers as it may stain clothing or clog filters.

“Whilst it is difficult to predict to what degree the water will be affected, Icon Water advises that any discolouration should clear with normal use. If you continue to experience discoloured water after today, Friday, 7 August 2015, let us know by calling 02 6248 3111 and selecting option 1.

“Icon Water would like to take this opportunity to apologise to our customers in the affected area for any short term inconvenience this important work may cause.”

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