Series Looks at Drought, How Texans Are Coping

The PBS NewsHour has produced a series examining how American communities across the country are coping with climate change. The series, in partnership with StateImpact Texas, takes a look at the very different approaches taken by two drought-stricken Texas towns. It also explores the challenges created by drought, hot temperatures and massive wildfires. Below are videos from the series. And click here for a before-and-after interactive map of the the Texas drought. 

Two Texas Towns Run Out of Water:

In Drought-Stricken Texas, the Hunt for Water Heads Deep Underground:

 


Rainwater Harvesting is One Man's Solution to the Drought:

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