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Old 07-17-2019, 05:08 PM
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Originally Posted by bordelond View Post
Where I live (SE Louisiana, USA), water is virtually free and seemingly ever-replenishable. It's not treated as a limited resource locally. It's all I've ever known regarding home use of water.
See, water is not really scarce in Germany (I could do with a little less rain), and it's not even extraordinarily expensive (though the purification of sewage has its price), but there's the general opinion that water is a valuable natural resource and therefore not to be wasted. I was brought up with that mindset. (Think: see the poor babies in Africa with no water, and YOU don't turn off the water when brushing your teeth!). Seems to be a cultural thing.
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