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Help needed! Problem with brown toilet water

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Katbeth19784, 10 Jun 2014.

  1. Katbeth19784

    Katbeth19784

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    This sounds disgusting but the water in my toilet turnsbrown when left for a few hours. It's not coming from the tank, there is a layer of clear water above the brown stuff in the pan of the toilet- if that makes sense! Help!!
     
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    Try flushing it away.
     
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    The water tends to be brown after a ****.

    :LOL:
     
  5. Katbeth19784

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    It does go when flushing but builds back up a couple of hours later
     
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    How long has this been happening? If recent then it's possible there is some waste matter stuck in the 'U' bend, a good cleaning with plenty of water and a decent bog brush may solve the problem.
     
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    Give it a dose of ONE SHOT drain cleaner if it's an organism causing this the product should kill it.
    Jeff
     
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    someone hasn`t passed a nut have they ? Not a peanut , a 1/4 inch whitworth one that`s rusting away in the trap :mrgreen:
     
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