City of Austin Appeals to Residents to Fight 5-Year Drought

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Dry cracked soil due to drought in Texas.
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In Austin, Texas, a drought has plagued residents for five years.

Now there is an initiative to replant parts of the city with “native” or “drought-resistant” plants that better suit the city's rocky ecology. These drought-resistant plants would also save water in the future.

To stay green, Austin is willing to parch it's many lawns for a greater community good. Joy Diaz, reporter for KUT in Austin, Texas, explains.

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