Avoid the Water Crunch, Drill a Well

NPR had an interesting story yesterday about some affluent homeowners in North Carolina wanting to avoid the whole “shared sacrifice experience” of conserving water. What was their answer?

Dig a well.

Its interesting that state laws place few restrictions on private irrigation wells. According to this story, even drought-stricken communities that ban outdoor watering from public supplies usually can’t stop private well owners from irrigating.

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