Reactions to Water Restrictions  Are Heating Up

In general, Americans have enjoyed an abundance of clean,¬† delightful water for so long that we’ve come to think of it as our birthright.

Lush green lawns, sprinklers running all night, things that we’ve come to accept as normal, are on their way to becoming part of the Norman Rockwell America that exists only in memory.

As we learn that there is a limited amount of water and that we have to use it wisely, some are taking the news better than others.  Reactions range from a sensible acceptance that water is in short supply and we must use it prudently to disbelief that there is a problem to downright anger.

Like global warming, brown lawns are in our future no matter how vehemently we deny it.

Here’s an interesting piece on the acceptance of watering restrictions in Rotterdam, NY.