Uri precipitated by far the largest and longest interruption in public water supply in modern Texas history. Six months later we asked Houstonians about their time without water. The result is a short film that captures a few glimpses of a difficult time that reminded all of us of the under-appreciated daily value of water:
Want to hear more stories from Uri? Check out the extended version of the film:
What can Texas lawmakers do in response to our water infrastructure failures during Uri? Check out our list of recommendations.
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