Quagga mussels clogging water pumps in Cave Creek

CAVE CREEK, AZ - A breed of mussels seems to be popping up in the town of Cave Creek recently and they are causing quite the problem.

Quagga mussels, which are known to clog waterways, were found in the water pumps and caused a five-day water emergency a few weeks ago.

This is the first time this has happened in the town and utility officials are asking for it to be fixed.

Utility officials in Cave Creek are asking the town council for more than $46,000 to fix the problem.

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