Yesterday the Lone Star Sierra Club, National Wildlife Federation, and Galveston Bay Foundation released a comprehensive score card of Texas water utilities, rating their performance on water conservation. Austin scored tops, with 90%. San Antonio, once the undisputed leader in urban water conservation, scored only 73%.

You might ask why the steep fall from grace? SA lost the most points because its estimated water loss from leaky pipes, breaks, and other system losses is almost 15% of total water use. That

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