Zebra mussels

February 10, 2019 - 10:13 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Water crews are working Sunday to perform "targeted flushing" in areas experiencing unusual taste and odor, officials said. Some customers, particularly in the southern half of the city, have been experiencing smell and taste issues with their water since Thursday ...
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February 07, 2019 - 11:14 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Some customers of Austin Water have been complaining of a bad smell coming from their tap water since Thursday, but utility officials say it's nothing to worry about. The utility says it believes the odor issues are being caused by the presence of zebra mussels in a raw water...
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August 17, 2017 - 2:46 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Zebra mussels have spread to Lake Austin, officials with Texas Parks & Wildlife announced Thursday morning. Lake Austin is the third Central Texas reservoir where zebra mussels have been found this year, and the second in the Colorado River basin. After a single zebra mussel...
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June 28, 2017 - 8:27 am
AUSTIN - Zebra mussels have been positively identified for the first time in Lake Travis in the Colorado River Basin in Central Texas, just weeks after biologists confirmed the aquatic invasive species had also spread to the Guadalupe River Basin. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and...
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