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    #1

    muddy from the ...

    Which are correct:

    1-The water is muddy from the bridge.

    2-The water is muddy from the bridge down.
    3-The water is muddy from the bridge on.
    4-The water is muddy downstream from the bridge.

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    Navi.

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    #2

    Re: muddy from the ...

    4 is the only one which conveys your message clearly. 1 makes it sound like the bridge is made of dirt perhaps and is making the water dirty.

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