Asked by: Haiguang Tarrero
asked in category: General Last Updated: 24th April, 2020

Why does my bath water look blue?

A bluish or greenish tint in your bathtub water is typically due to the lighting used in your bathroom. When light shines on water, the water absorbs some colors and reflects others. A less likely cause of blue colored water is corrosion of the copper plumbing in your home.

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People also ask, is it normal for baths to be blue?

Yes, green or blueish bath water can be harmful to your body. Well, water that has a blue/green tint usually means your home's water has excessive levels of copper. And if humans absorb too much copper (either via skin, inhalation or ingestion), it can cause: Vomiting.

Secondly, how do you get blue stains out of a bathtub? Just mix vinegar and baking soda into a paste, apply to the stains and wait about 10 minutes before wiping off. To prevent these stains, you'll want to have your water tested to see what is making your water so corrosive.

In this regard, what color should bath water be?

Water should be clear coming out of your pipes. If you have another color, you may need a repair. White or cloudy water typically signifies air in your pipes; brown, red or yellow water means rust, often caused if a water main breaks in your area or if your pipes are very old.

Why is Clear Water Blue?

The reason the ocean is blue is due to the absorption and scattering of light. The blue wavelengths of light are scattered, similar to the scattering of blue light in the sky but absorption is a much larger factor than scattering for the clear ocean water.

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