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Houston Resident Describes Difficult Days Without Running Water

A man fills a cooler with water from using a hose from a public park spigot Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)
A man fills a cooler with water from using a hose from a public park spigot Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)

In Texas, most power has been restored after devastating winter weather that left dozens of people dead nationwide.

More than 14 million people are still without clean drinking water in the state after pipes burst and a number of cities — including Houston — are under boil-water orders.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Alma Roberts, who lives in southwest Houston.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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