An idea from the past could provide a way to cope with record-high temperatures.
Conservationists are frustrated as cities contend with thousands of costly leaks as dry soil contracts, causing underground pipes to rupture.
Heat, drought and booming population growth have stressed the aquifers that supply millions of people.
The state has issued only two new coal mining permits in 10 years to a company with a controversial environmental legacy.
Lessons for the future of Texas water from the Medina and San Antonio rivers
Loneliness can be deadly amid worsening climate change.
Workers and activists implore Governor Greg Abbott to consider the dire need for protections in the record-breaking heat.
The policy has been denounced in lawsuits and petitions, but the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality denies that it exists.
“My brother would still be here if he just had a water break,” said Jasmine Granillo, who’s joining the call for OSHA to save workers from the Texas Legislature.
More than a third of the country faced some kind of heat advisory over the weekend.