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San Antonians Lose Power And Water As Winter Weather Continues. How Long Will It Last?

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Steve Short
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Some San Antonians lost water Monday night, hours after rolling power outages left residents without heat or electricity in one of the worst winter storms the state has ever seen.

Officials with CPS energy say most households without power in San Antonio are experiencing rolling blackouts to reduce strain on the state’s electrical grid. Those rolling blackouts are affecting how quickly SAWS pump stations refill.

How long will these outages last? Will it get worse over the coming days? What does this mean for the city and its residents?

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*This interview was recorded on Tuesday, February 16.