Old Pipes Connected To Houston Water Woes

Old pipes connected to Houston water woes Houston Chronicle Copyright 2012 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. 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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