Not every state gets excited about catching rainwater, but Texas does.
Texas will give us an award for doing it well, and there are tax incentives. Oh, and we can even drink it. But there's an art to it.
Never take anything for granted. I have been hurting my thumb on this water cooler since I broke it. The hard plastic digs in to my flesh! So today with the brand new faucet, we set out to fix the one place everyone congregates.
Oh, the horror when we jump off the boat into Sam Rayburn Lake, only to realize the phone is still in our pockets! And sometimes it falls into the toilet and gets soaked that way. Besides panic, what is the first thing we should do? This method is the best one to save a wet phone, according to the experts.
This is what the drought will do for ya. It becomes necessary to look for other sources of drinking water besides lakes and rivers, and one town in Texas is turning to toilet water.
The water will go from toilets, to the wastewater treatment plant, and back to faucets essentially.
Where is this happening?
This emergency fax just came across my desk. Well, I really don't have a desk. More like a chair and a box. But, if I were to paint the box a brownish/beige, it may pass for a desk.
Anyway, on a serious note, this urgent message from the Lake Livingston Water Supply & Sewer Service Corporation affecting the "Wiggins Village #1", and "Dickens Oaks West" sub
5 short months ago, November 2011, things were looking very bleak for East Texas lakes. After suffering through last year’s historic drought, many lakes were down at least 10-12 feet.
And the outlook was not promising.