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Drought-stricken Texas town turns to toilets for water Published: May 6, 2014

The city of Wichita Falls, Texas, may soon become one of the first in the country where half of the drinking water comes directly from wastewater, NPR reports.

Yes, that includes water from toilets.

The plan to recycle the water became necessary after three years of extreme drought, which has also imposed some harsh restrictions on Wichita Falls residents, says Mayor Glenn Barham.

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