Energy and Environment Reporting for Texas

Video: How Spicewood Beach Became the First Texas Town to Run Out of Water

What do you do when wells run dry? That far-off question has become a sudden reality for the residents of Spicewood Beach, the first town to run dry during the Texas drought. This video, shot by Jeff Heimsath for StateImpact Texas, tells the story of how the wells began to fail in Spicewood Beach, and how residents there are trying to cope with an uncertain future.


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