The Problem Is Lawns

RECEIVED Thu., July 15, 2010

Dear Editor,
    Lee Leffingwell may mean well regarding the 3C Challenge [“Headlines”, News, July 16], but his statistic suggests my family of five uses 25,000 gallons of water each month. Ridiculous. The primary water waste is not household use but lawns. City residents would be better served by cutting the cost of installing gray water lines in all new developments and offering homeowners associations significant rebates to retrofit older developments.
Varshna Narumanchi-Jackson
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