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Water down the drain

Dear Editor:A few weeks ago you opined about the absurdity of watering acres and acres of non-native bluegrass lawns. You were correct, and I agree, as far as it goes. But, after thinking for a while about it, watering grass seems vastly preferable to watering acres and acres of asphalt and concrete like we do whenever we clean our streets and sidewalks.I think it should be illegal to wash our highways and byways with our most precious resource. I just have a real strong feeling that when we’re sitting high and dry, we’ll remember with particular poignancy all that water that we flushed down the gutter and down the drain, not to mention all the water that we flushed down the toilet.Luke NestlerGlenwood Springs

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