Last year, state toxicologists warned residents of the subdivision not to drink their tap water. High levels of iron, manganese and other minerals made the water dangerous.
In December, the subdivision was hooked up to Raleigh city water, but some residents say the stain of bad water remains.
Johnathan Sasser is representing residents in a lawsuit against Neuse Crossing Utilities. They want to be compensated for the visible and invisible consequences of the bad water.
Lawyers for Neuse Crossing Utilities told a Raleigh newspaper that there is no science that would support the residents' claims. The lawyers maintain the company provided safe water.