Texas TikTok users share nightmare videos of water pouring from burst pipes
(NEXSTAR) – From apartments to hotels, pipes are bursting across Texas amid sub-freezing temperatures, and people are using TikTok to document the aftermath.
On Wednesday, homeowners, businesses and hospitals across the state continued to struggle with power outages and plummeting water pressure after mains and pipes broke. Multiple water treatment plants lost power and some municipalities issued boil water advisories.
In Austin, Texas, the fire department said it has received hundreds of broken water pipe calls since Monday. On Tuesday alone, the department fielded 685 calls about busted pipes.
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The weather also caused major disruptions to water systems in the Texas cities of Houston, Fort Worth, Galveston and…