Water is abused because it's free
Published 23/10/2010 | 05:00
I think there is a very simple answer to Kevin Myers' question as to why we do not make use of rainwater (Irish Independent, October 22).
The Free Rider principle -- as long as water is 'free' no one will feel the benefit of using less 'county council' water.
As an Irishman resident in Belgium, I have experienced the benefits of rainwater harvesting.