What causes discolored water?

Water main breaks, along with other disruptions of flow can cause discoloration in the distribution system.

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1. I am billed per 100 cubic feet. How much water is that?
2. I am having my house re-sided. Is there anything I need to do before the contractors arrive at my house?
3. I turned on my water and nothing came out. What is happening?
4. Is Salem's water hard or soft?
5. Is there fluoride in the water?
6. The shut off valve before my meter does not work. Is the Town responsible to replace it?
7. What causes discolored water?
8. What is turbidity?