What can be done about Geosmin and MIB?

Geosmin and MIB are removed during the water treatment process but at times may still be noticeable. Water treatment facilities that provide water to Chesterfield County employ activated carbon that is effective in reducing Geosmin and MIB levels. Adjustments to treatment systems are done but sometimes Geosmin and MIB may still remain noticeable in the water system for several days to weeks.  

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1. Why does my drinking water have an earthy taste and odor?
2. What is Geosmin and MIB?
3. What are the effects of Geosmin and MIB?
4. What causes increased levels of Geosmin and MIB?
5. What can be done about Geosmin and MIB?
6. Is the water safe to drink?
7. What is being done to address the issue?
8. If a taste and odor issue occurs, how long until the issue is resolved?
9. What can I do to improve the taste and odor of the water?
10. Who do I contact if I have questions or concerns about my water?