Texas outages: About half of Texans still have issues with their water supply

Texas outages: About half of Texans still have issues with their water supply

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Mark Majkrzak gives out water bottles to people in Austin, Texas, on Friday, February 19. Majkrzak, the founder of Rain Pure Mountain Spring Water, said he drove from Georgia to deliver the water.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Brendan Waldon repairs a utility pole in Odessa, Texas, on Thursday, February 18.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Deloris Sanchez and Mallissa Lee sit on a couch while taking shelter at a Gallery Furniture store that was serving as a warming station in Houston.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Vehicles are at a standstill Thursday on Interstate 35 in Killeen, Texas.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

City workers repair a busted water main in McComb, Mississippi, on Thursday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Metropolitan Transit Authority workers shovel the stairs of a subway station in New York City on Thursday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Emanuale Small walks up to a bus station in Roanoke, Virginia, on Thursday. Small had to make it to a doctor’s appointment, and he was told they would push the time back a little for him so he could still make it despite the icy conditions.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

People take refuge at a shelter in Galveston, Texas, on Thursday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Cars drive slowly on an icy road in Washington, DC, on Thursday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Jose Blanco fills a cooler with water from a public park spigot in Houston on Thursday. Houston and several surrounding cities were under a boil-water notice.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Snow falls in New York’s Times Square on Thursday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Snow is plowed outside the US Capitol on Thursday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Jonathan Callahan expresses his gratitude after being referred to the warming shelter at the Johnnie Champion Community Center in Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday, February 17. Some people staying at the shelter had lost power, water and heat at their homes following the winter storms. Others were homeless. Food, blankets and cots were provided.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Charles Andrews walks home through his neighborhood in Waco, Texas, on Wednesday. Millions of people were still without power.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Nathan Halaney and Katherine Pena help their neighbor, Brenda Davis, from the scene of a nearby structure fire in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Eric Traugott warms up his young son, Eric Jr., beside a fire made from a discarded wooden armoire outside of their apartment in Austin on Wednesday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Downed and broken trees are seen over a rest stop in Huntington, West Virginia, on Wednesday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Sara Castillo loads firewood into her car in Dallas on Wednesday. Castillo’s family lost their power on Sunday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Customers wait outside a Home Depot to buy supplies in Pearland, Texas, on Wednesday. The store would let only one person in at a time because it had no power.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

A family in Austin melts snow on their stove so that they could have water to flush toilets and wash dishes on Wednesday. Their electricity had been restored, but they still didn’t have running water.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Kendra Clements visits dog owner Billy Madden — with his dogs Leroy Brown and Underdog — at Tribe Gym, an Oklahoma City gym that has been turned into a temporary homeless shelter.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Manessa Grady adjusts an oil lamp while spending time with her sons Zechariah and Noah at their home in Austin on Tuesday, February 16.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Maria Patterson breastfeeds her infant daughter Tuesday at their home in Austin, which hadn’t had power since Sunday night.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Electric service trucks line up in Fort Worth, Texas, on Tuesday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Karla Perez and Esperanza Gonzalez warm up by a barbecue grill after their power was knocked out in Houston on Tuesday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon stands on his kitchen counter to warm his feet over his gas stove in Austin.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Sunlight filters through steam in Omaha, Nebraska, where temperatures dropped below zero on Tuesday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Camilla Swindle sits in a shopping cart as she and her boyfriend wait in a long line to enter a grocery store in Austin on Tuesday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Brett Archibad entertains his family as they try to stay warm in their home in Pflugerville, Texas, on Tuesday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Residents clear snow from a sidewalk in Chicago on Tuesday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Customers use light from a cell phone as they shop for meat at a grocery store in Dallas on Tuesday. Even though the store lost power, it was open for cash-only sales.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

A United Airlines jet is de-iced at the George Bush International Airport in Houston.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

A snow plow clears a parking lot in Columbus, Ohio, early on Tuesday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

City worker Kaleb Love works to clear ice from a water fountain in Richardson, Texas, on Tuesday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Steam rises off the frozen Missouri River in Kansas City.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Bethany Fischer washes her face as her husband, Nic, lies on a mattress at a church in Houston on Tuesday. The couple lost power to their home.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Homes in the Westbury neighborhood of Houston are covered in snow on Monday, February 15.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

James Derrick, who is homeless, peeks out of his tent in Oklahoma City on Monday. The city had gone a record five days without climbing over 20 degrees, and it wasn’t expected to top that temperature until Thursday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Motorists take it slow in Indianapolis on Monday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

A city employee clears sidewalks in South Bend, Indiana, on Monday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Austin, Texas, is blanketed in snow on Monday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Eithan Colindres wears a winter coat inside after his family’s apartment lost power in Houston on Monday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Two women cross Main Street as snow falls in Bowling Green, Ohio, on Monday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

A boy feeds his pigs in St. Joe, Arkansas, on Monday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Ice coats a road sign in Midland, Texas, on Monday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Kirk Caudill shovels snow in Louisville, Kentucky.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Vehicles clear ice at the international airport in Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Crews unload snow that they removed from city streets in Oklahoma City.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

People help a stuck motorist in Oklahoma City on Monday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

People walk on a snowy road in Austin on Monday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Men shovel ice and snow in front of shops in Louisville, Kentucky, on Monday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

A few cars drive in San Angelo, Texas, on Sunday, February 14.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

People enter a Covid-19 testing site in Seattle on Saturday, February 13. Seattle reported more than 11 inches of snow over the weekend, its most since January 1972.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Harrison Walsh skis by Seattle’s Pike Place Market on Saturday.

Winter storms wreaking havoc in the US

Cars drive along Interstate 705 as snow falls in Tacoma, Washington, on Saturday.

Source: CNN – US News

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