shocking footage has emerged from Texas in the United States of America showing residents lining up to fetch water from a borehole.
It was gathered that the incident was caused as a result of days of blackout.
According to operators, the bulk of the power loss in Texas came from natural gas suppliers as pipelines froze, making it difficult for plants to get the fuel they needed.
Electricity is normally used to pump water into the homes of residents but since the outage, many have resorted to seeking alternative ways of accessing their daily needs.
In her words; “This is not a third world country. This is Houston, Texas. I spotted a line of people filing up buckets of water from a spicket at Haden Park. Why? Millions either have no water or are under a Boil Water Advisory.”
Watch the video clip below: