Why is my water milky in appearance?

This phenomenon is caused by minute air bubbles in the water and is completely harmless. When the water is cold, it can hold more dissolved air than warm water. In the winter, the water taken from the river and treated is very cold. The water warms up during its travel to your home and while it sits in your plumbing. Since the water has warmed, the air is released in tiny bubbles that create the milky appearance. You can demonstrate that this is air bubbles by filling a clear glass with water and observing it for a few minutes. As the air comes out of the water, the milky appearance will begin to clear from the glass of water, beginning at the bottom and moving to the top as the bubbles rise and dissipate.

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