Water scofflaws

For the most part, I've been trying along with my family┬áto conserve water as Rutland's DPW struggles to reconnect the city water supply before the reservoir runs dry. I think that probably puts us in the middle ground; no, we're not taking sponge baths, and no, you probably don't want to read lots of Facebook… Continue reading Water scofflaws

Pool party

True story No. 2 from our summer in the drought-hit suburbs of DC. A fire chief from one of the smaller communities between Baltimore and DC was caught filling his swimming pool in direct contravention of the state of water emergency across the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast that year. His excuse? He used the pool (occasionally,… Continue reading Pool party