Extremely Lethal Heat Leading To A Massive Surge In Water Main Breaks

The breaks are caused by old pipes, dry ground and heavy demand for water. FORT WORTH, Texas — When it gets hot and dry enough, nature makes its own splash pads. They’re called water main breaks. Fort Worth is dealing…

Amid Lethal Heatwave, Texas Workers Lose Their Right To Rest

The Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Service has responded to 410 heat-relatEd incidents just since June 1, according to a spokesperson, Capt. Christa Stedman. Among them: A middle-aged man, working outdoors, who called for help after experiencing signs of heat exhaustion….