Sunday, June 26, 2011
"The drinking water in West Palm Beach could soon look, taste and smell differently than it ordinarily does. The Palm Beach County Health Department was asked by city leaders to relax drinking water quality standards because of the ongoing drought. ... The SFWMD began drawing water from one of its reservoirs on Friday to help supplement the water supply of West Palm Beach, should the city need the assistance. West Palm Beach’s primary water supply is Lake Okeechobee. The lake is much too low for pumps to deliver water forty miles into the heart of the city."
Brings back memories of living in Richmond, VA, where water came from the summer-dry James River, the only way you could drink it was with Kool-Aid.