Lessons learned from Texas disaster

GUEST OPINION /// Water safety


The disaster that has unfolded in Texas reminds us of the importance of safe and reliable tap water. Millions were forced to find their own water sources due to the widespread and prolonged power outage. Many gathered snow to melt for cooking or dish washing, some found pool water to flush toilets and others stood in lines to get what water they could.
Bursting pipes exacerbated the problem as water flowed unabated into homes, streets and businesses, depleting water storage amounts. Due to sever...

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