Discolouration loose deposits in distribution systems: composition, behaviour and practical aspects


The occurrence of discoloured water at the tap is one of the most frequent reasons for customers to complain. Water discolouration arises from the resuspension of loose deposits (LD) that accumulate in drinking water pipes, due to velocity increase. Because of its typical brownish/reddish colour, discoloured water is traditionally perceived as a consequence… (More)


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