Houston's water use on pace to be highest since record 2011 drought
Exactly how miserable has Houston's July heat wave been? Just look at your water bill.
Houston Public Works data shows the city is on pace to use more water this month than in any month since 2011, which was Texas' driest year in recorded history.
Lake Houston's depth was recorded at 42 feet this week (that's considered "full"), so there is little chance of Mayor Sylvester Turner instituting mandatory watering restrictions as his predecessor Annise Parker did during that record drought seven years ago, when the lake level dipped below 37 feet.
By October of that year, with... read more
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