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Wichita Falls proposes drinking recycled wastewater

WICHITA FALLS, Texas_From the toilet to the tap, Wichita Falls officials are proposing recycling their wastewater after a severe water shortage.

Lake Arrowhead and Lake Kickapoo are drying up, currently their combined total is 27.2% and city leaders say the new recycling plan could save five million gallons a day. A pipe connecting the wastewater plant to the water treatment plant has already been built. Now the city testing it as they wait to see if the state will sign off on the project.

Wichita Falls has been under a stage 4 water restriction for quite some time as water levels continue to diminish.

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