After four days of increasing complaints from citizens across Houston, the city's Public Works Department finally posted some answers on its website. A spokesman told Local 2 the earthy or musty smell and the taste of dirt is from two naturally occurring compounds: MIB and geosmin, sometimes produced by seasonal algae blooms. The take-away ? The city says they are safe and the water is fine to drink.
Source: City of Houston: Water is safe to drink, use
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