Why is my water red?

Red residue or color in the water is usually caused by the corrosion of galvanized lines in the house, the service line or the distribution system.

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1. Is my water safe to drink?
2. Why does my water have an odor and taste?
3. Why is there a white residual on my pots and pans or in the toilet bowl?
4. Why is my water a white color?
5. Why is there a black substance around my shower heads?
6. Why is there a black substance in my toilet bowl?
7. Why does a pink substance occur in my bathroom?
8. Why is my water red?
9. Why is my water brown?
10. Should I get a water softener?
11. Why does my water smell like rotten eggs?
12. Why is my water green?