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Flint Water Crisis Spurs Questions About Texas Water

With the crisis of contaminated water in Flint, Michigan, Texans are asking about the safety of their own cities' water supplies.

Water pours into a holding pond inside Rio Grande City’s new $12 million water treatment plant. Along the Texas-Mexico borde…

With the crisis of contaminated water in Flint, Michigan, Texans are asking about the safety of their own cities' water supplies. The Texas Department of State Health Services says that most cases involving lead contamination in the state don't result from residential drinking water supplies. Dallas water supplies are safe, according to environmental officials and water utilities there; while the San Antonio Water System says that its customers are safe because its water pipes are not made of lead, but are PVC and galvanized. (Texas Public Radio and The Dallas Morning News)

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