Protecting Our Waters

The Texas Newsroom: Will Houston’s recent water woes prompt changes to state’s aging infrastructure?

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Then Texas Standard had a recent article on the Houston water boil notice highlighting the need for updating our infrastructure. Environment Texas was quoted as saying “The fact of the matter is that some of our infrastructure is old [and] it gets overshadowed by things like power and streets. People don’t think about the water until it actually backs up or stops working. We absolutely [need to work in the power grid] as well. But … our maintenance systems, whether they be septic or drinking water, are older. They’re starting to deteriorate.”

Read the full article here.

Michael Lewis

Former Clean Air and Water Advocate, Environment Texas

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