Monday 23 October 2017

Water is abused because it's free

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.

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