Army Will Assist Beaumont Get Clean Water; Outage Forces Health Facility To Shut Down : The 2-Manner : Npr

Military Will Help Beaumont Get Fresh Water; Outage Forces Hospital To Shut DownThousands of people are without water in Beaumont, Texas, adding to the misery of extreme flooding that has left large swaths of it and neighboring towns underwater.
“Due to the city-wide lack of services, we have no other alternative but to discontinue all services which will include emergency services.
The lack of water is also forcing a large hospital to shut down — including its emergency services.
John Bel Edwards decided to send aid to southeast Texas Wednesday, he sent it to Port Arthur and Beaumont.
In neighboring Port Arthur, the mayor said Wednesday, “Our whole city is underwater right now.

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