Invasive Mussels Cause Texas' Capital Water Stink

AUSTIN TX

Here's a new thing keeping Austin weird: Stinky tap water caused by rotting zebra mussels. Residents in some parts of Texas' capital city this week reported foul-smelling water. City officials identified the source as a massive infestation of the fingernail-sized mollusks inside a water treatment plant pipe that had been turned off for about two weeks.

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