Our Dwindling Water Supply

Lake LavonThe courtesy loading and unloading dock at Lake Lavon has been extended out as far as their equipment is able to reach, but it’s still can’t reach the water’s edge. This is the source for the water that comes out of our faucets. Lake Lavon is now down 12 feet from its normal level and is continuing to recede. According to scientists who study the growth pattern of trees to determine weather cycles, drought conditions will prevail for several more years. The drought has reached the critical stage, and we’re going to get drier. We are faced with a water shortage similar to that of the 1950’s, according to a Garland Water Department spokesperson. Should there be a building moratorium? The time has come to consider any and all ways possible to conserve water. Discover DIY rain barrels to help conserve your water usage at home.