Millions still without running water in Texas and Mississippi

Trucks are delivering clean water to residents in Jackson, Mississippi, while thousands line up for drinking water in Houston.
2:46 | 02/22/21

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Now to the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Texas and Mississippi millions are still without running water and in other areas the water is not safe to drink. Trucks are bringing in water for residents in Jackson Mississippi and it Houston lines for drinking water and food. Late today the city lifted its boil water alert but thousands of customers remained without power. Reports are now coming in about people hit with sky high electric bills some for thousands of dollars he sees Trevor alt is on the ground for us in Houston. One week after those devastating storms first hit tax is reality is setting it read like a should. Let you would do good things definitely not. That was sent off. Here he did agree on a bold in showing us her grandmother's home in ruins the pipes bursting under pressure from the freezing temperatures. In the ceiling collapsed at her grandmother heartbroken parents are looking walking Mitch look. Isn't doing. If you do the work of mineral McClover though. No warm water at all tonight Houston finally lifting their boil water orders but problems still remain across Texas and beyond. Now when Lopez is it hard hit Mississippi. Certain Phil Jackson 70% of people. A without running water the city providing this 5400. Battling tinker just you'll find people with water. Plus there were paying. It is more stories emerge of people freezing to death inside their homes. The family of eleven year old Christian bone filing a hundred million dollar lawsuit. The family believes the extreme cold contributed to his death. And many people who felt fortunate to have power in heat now receiving those astronomical. Electric bills. Fort Worth Ty Williams was charged 171000. Dollar. It is really crazy. They should not have to be bear the responsibility. On paying a thousand dollars a day 2000 announced today it's senator Ted Cruz tweeting out these images of himself. Handing out water Saturday after getting in hot water this week for traveling to Cancun with his family and communities are lifting each. Jump the route through this crisis. People might bring on a folded in her grandmother's home for worth fighting force it is worth statement. My pop out where there weren't part but it felt. And tonight the governor of Texas has announced a moratorium on disconnecting a person's power if they don't pay their electric bill. There is some talk about possibly using money from the federal disaster declaration to pay off these inflated prices. Lindsay. Perhaps some relief in sight there Trevor our thanks to you.

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