Houston Drought and Heat Wave Brings Plague of Bugs, Broken Pipes

Houston is suffering through its worst drought in decades, and the misery is being compounded by a plague of mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus, infestations of fleas, and a cascade of bursting water pipes that are spilling the city's precious water supply. Most worrisome for the city is the sudden surge in the number of mosquitoes carrying West Nile. "This summer we had an incredibly dry, very hot summer and so that will do nothing but increase the positive number of mosquitoes," said Kristy...Full Story
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