Old Pipes Connected To Houston Water Woes

Old pipes connected to Houston water woes
Houston Chronicle
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Updated 01:31 a.m., Monday, June 18, 2012
About 40 percent of the pipes supplying Houston's water are still in use years past their life expectancy with some dating back nearly a century to the era of the Ford Model T and 2-cent stamp.

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