Texas residents told to boil tap water amid power blackouts

As a deadly winter storm sweeps through Texas, close to 12 million people in the state were warned that they should boil tap water before consuming it following power blackouts at some treatment facilities.
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A major winter storm swept through Texas, with officials from the state urging nearly 12 million people to boil tap water before consuming it following power blackouts at treatment facilities. Almost 50 people have died as a result of the powerful storm and freezing temperatures, and millions have been left without power.

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