7.12.03

DRAINING LAKE MICHIGAN? The equivalent has happened in the Great Plains. And while we're on the subject of subsidies to the rich, get this:
Southern Nevada uses 308 gallons a day per person, according to the [Southern Nevada Water] authority. By comparison, residents of Phoenix use 235 gallons a day, and those in Albuquerque use 197 gallons.

For comparison, Milwaukee uses 128 gallons per day.
(Research project: locate a survey of typical water bills among metropolitan areas.)

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