Letters to the Editor

August 6, 2014

Water wasters

We are in severe drought. Everyone's being asked to conserve water. New regulations are passed to fine wasters $500 per day for water running in the gutters.

Why is it then that in the last month, I have personally observed fire hydrants opened and dumping water full blast on the roads and gravel for a solid thirty minutes each at Mather Air Field? This has happened seven times. How many gallons would that be?

-- Allen Clay, Sacramento

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