Water Wizard


The Water Wizard tool was designed to assist you in diagnosing some of the most commonly perceived water quality concerns by answering a few basic questions. Please answer the questions below to the best of your knowledge. 

Please note: If you are experiencing any symptoms of illness, contact a medical professional immediately.

Please choose the category that best describes the issue:

Choose the option that best describes the issue:

If the water itself appears discolored, please select Discoloration. If the water is staining or residue is building up on hard surfaces such as faucets, sinks or tubs, please select Staining or Scaling.

Staining or Scaling (Build-up)

Please select the color below that best describes the issue:

Black Stains

Most Common Cause: Black stains around the water’s edge in toilets, bathtubs, sinks, etc. are usually caused by microbial or fungal growth.

Recommended Action: Black stains can be easily removed by regular cleaning with normal household cleansers. If the concern was not resolved after taking the above listed actions, please contact the Marion County Public Health Department or appropriate local health department.

Example of black staining.