Today's newspaper in Grand Junction, Colorado front page headlines:
Despite the headlines, the local water managers say, "...in a desert, water is gold and that's still true, drought or no drought..."
Look for yourself how some people treat this precious resource - I caught this video this morning at of all places, I kid you not, a mortuary! Look how the water is spraying around onto the pavement and into the air to evaporate. One problem is overpressurized sprayers in an attempt to cover such a large area of grass. Here are some great tips to correct irrigation problems from the Alliance of Water Efficiency.