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Over half a million Texans are still under boil water advisories a week after a winter storm brutalized the South

March 1, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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Over half a million Texans are still under boil water notices more than a week after a winter storm brutalized large swaths of the South, leaving millions without water and power for days.

(CNN)Over half a million Texans are still under boil water notices more than a week after a winter storm brutalized large swaths of the South, leaving millions without water and power for days.

A total of 509,206 people were still impacted by boil water notices as of Sunday night, with 458 boil water notices in effect, according to the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

More than 3,000 vehicle, about 10,000 people, showed up to a distribution event held by the city Sunday and received cases of water, meal kits to last four days, and other relief items, the release said.

Pastor Marilyn Davis spent her Sunday picking up cases of water at the Mesquite Police Department to deliver to members of the community in need, CNN affiliate KTVT reported.

"Since we got water we want to take water also," Davis said, according to KTVT.

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