Brown water after adding salt?

by Irma
(Live Oak, Tx)

I went about 6 months without adding salt to my water softener. I finally put salt in it and now my water is very brown (color of dark tea).

This is happening to all my faucets hot and cold. This has happened several time before. Can this be fixed?

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