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Common Water Issues in Fairbanks

Solutions For Your Water Quality Problems

Fairbanks' water comes from an aquifer under the Tanana Valley and is pumped in from wells. While the depth of the wells ensures the water is free from many of the contaminants found in surface runoff, it's heavy in minerals like iron and manganese, which can affect the color and the taste.

Stains and Colored Water

The iron in Fairbanks' water can change the color from crystal clear to a reddish-brown. The water is non-toxic, but it can still cause a number or problems, including:

  • Stains on laundry
  • Corroded pipes
  • Stains around or inside appliances

Unpleasant Odors

A sulfuric or rotten-egg smell — Water in Fairbanks may take on an unpleasant odor due to the high levels of hydrogen sulfide in groundwater. The product of a bacterial reaction, hydrogen sulfide can cause the water in the Fairbanks area to smell like rotten eggs or sulfur — making it unappetizing as drinking water.

Metals

Manganese — Because Fairbanks' water comes from deep wells, it's heavy in manganese, a mineral that can make water taste or smell unpleasant. Like iron, manganese can also turn water in the Fairbanks area a reddish-brown color and can affect fixtures or stain clothing.

  • Spotty dishes
  • Cloudy glass doors in the bathroom
  • Water heater sedimentation

Well water can be rich in sediment, which may make Fairbanks' water appear cloudy. Heavy sediment can also cause household headaches like:

Cloudy Water and Heavy Sediment

If you're dealing with drinking water that smells bad, is discolored, or looks cloudy, Culligan offers a filtration solution that can help. Start by taking the simple, free Culligan water test to determine the cause of the problem — and to figure out the best way to solve it.

Tips From the Culligan Water Expert

Prevent spots from forming on a glass shower door by wiping it with a damp sponge after each shower.

Did You Know

All Fairbanks drinking water comes from wells.

 

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