My water is cloudy

Learn how to get rid of cloudy/milky water

What causes cloudy/milky water

It’s common for your water to look cloudy or milky after there’s been a burst main, or if we’re flushing in your area. The cloudy or milky appearance is caused by millions of tiny air bubbles in the water, that are totally harmless. Find out if we’re doing any work in your area that may be causing this.

How to get rid of cloudy/milky water

To get rid of cloudy water, fill a glass from your cold kitchen sink and leave it rest for around five minutes. After five minutes, the bubbles should have disappeared and your water will be clear again. Your tap water is still safe to drink with or without the bubbles.