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Conservation in San Antonio is Saving More than Water

Who would believe that a translucent blind salamander that dwells only in dark underground caves could force a big Texas city to not only slash its water use but make water waste illegal?

But the four-inch amphibian did pretty much just that – and that’s the crux of an unusual water story in San Antonio, where impressive conservation efforts are now being tested by one of the worst droughts in memory.