New study shows water loss is a major issue in Texas

The lead author of the study shares ways utility companies can lessen the impact.

AUSTIN, Texas — Water was the hot topic under the Capitol dome on Wednesday as the House Committee on Natural Resources held a public hearing.

Lawmakers heard from experts on a variety of topics, like water loss and Texas’ aging infrastructure.

The National Wildlife Federation’s Texas Coast and Water Program released a study on Wednesday showing that in 2020, homes and businesses lost on average 51 gallons of water every day. The study also found that those losses were enough to meet water needs for Austin, Fort Worth, El Paso, Laredo and Lubbock combined.

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