Tribpedia: John Carter

Congress is Back, But Don't Expect Much

The U.S. Congress returns Tuesday for four weeks of legislating, but with November elections on the horizon expect modest results — maybe a stopgap funding bill and some new federal judges for Texas. Zika funding is also on the table, along with at least one more round of hearings on the possibility of more hearings into Hillary Clinton's email server.

A tour group samples treated wastewater at the Dos Rios Water Recycling Center, operated by the San Antonio Water System.
A tour group samples treated wastewater at the Dos Rios Water Recycling Center, operated by the San Antonio Water System.

The Brief: Potshots at Wichita Falls Muddy Water Reuse Issue

Wichita Falls is catching more than a little flak for its plan to take treated sewer water and use it for drinking water, a plan that got put on the fast track with the current drought. But the wisecracks hide an important fact — wastewater reuse is already common across the state.