Homeowner Allen Snow said he doesn’t take baths in his home.

Almost every time he fills the tub, he said it looks like Lake Lanier.

“It’s disgusting, frustrating. It looks like Georgia red clay mixed with tap water. Which, without sampling it, I don’t know what’s in it,” said Snow.

Snow showed Channel 2’s Tom Regan the problem that he and many other residents at 905 Juniper St. have been dealing with for years.

The high-rise building features condos ranging from $200,000 to $1.5 million.

Snow has complained to Atlanta Watershed Management, along with the president of the building homeowner’s association. The HOA president told Regan that a water department worker suspected the problem could be traced to a century-old water main near the building.

“It’s partially clogged with sludge and accumulated material. I don’t know if they’re planning to replace it, but I suspect that is the cause,” said Snow.

Regan contacted a representative of Atlanta Watershed Management. She told him that the water department would analyze the murky water and, if necessary, flush water lines nearby the building and see if that corrects the problem.

In the meantime, the water department said the water is safe to drink.

Snow said he is sticking to filtered or bottled water. He said it’s annoying that he pays the water department more than $100 a month for murky looking water.

“It’s not a building problem. It’s the city’s problem and they need to fix it,” Snow said.

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