TEXAS - A Texas town is facing another crisis days after its mayor, city manager, mayor pro tempore, a city councilman and a former councilman were arrested earlier this week.
Crystal City residents don’t have any water they can drink. Black water came out of the pipes in homes in the tiny city where the sweeping bribery and conspiracy indictments brought down city leaders. Volunteers handed out donated bottles of water on Friday, as state environmental officials test the water for bacteria.
Residents told Fox San Antonio Thursday they weren’t warned that the water tank was going to be flushed and were surprised of what was coming out of their faucets.
"It smelled as soon as I turned on the water we were getting ready for showers and I smelled it and then I started getting the text from my friends 'hey is this happening at your house look what's going on at mine," a woman identified only as Nora told Fox San Antonio.
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