Officials in Appalachia trying to find source of brown water

APPALACHIA, Va. (Big Stone Gap Post/WYMT) - Leaders in nearby Appalachia, Virginia are trying to figure out what is turning their water brown.

The Big Stone Gap Post reports about this time for the last three years, the water is discolored when it goes to homes in the area.

City leaders say even though the color is disconcerting ... tests have shown the water is safe to drink.

They warn, however, it can damage laundry.

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