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    Jun 2009

    Default Blueish Sediment Clogging Faucets

    Hi Folks, first time homeowner trying to figure out what I have going on here.

    Bought a 100 year old house recently. Had a bunch of plumbing work done by a L & I plumber. He did a really nice job.

    All my pipes are copper and replaced sometime in the 70's or so. Rheem hot water heater dates to "around" 1995. I have "city" water, for lack of better terms. It's not a well.

    The two new sinks that I put in, one in the kitchen, and a slop sink in the basement (directly under the kitchen) keep having the faucets get "clogged" with a bluish sediment. They look like small pepples, but upon squeezing one, turn into more of a powder.

    I had the water tested by my local authority when I moved in (Suffolk County Water in New York) and they returned that everything looked A-OK. However, I can't seem to figure out what's causing this, and if I need to worry about my family safety.

    I've taken a few pictures to try to give you an idea of what it looks like. It floats.

    Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.
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