Letters to the Editor

Build bigger water tank

A fitting analogy of the State of California during the current water crisis would be that of a young family with two small children living comfortably in a two bedroom, one-bath house in the early 1960s.

Fast forward to today and find the same family in that same house with grandparents, grandchildren, cousins, uncles, aunts and others struggling to live in those, now extremely cramped, quarters.

Most of us would have long ago decided to add on or buy a much larger house. When it comes to solving the water crisis, we hear far-ranging ideas from living with dead plants to a call to limit water for the production of food.

Why don’t we hear a loud call for the obvious solution — let’s build a much bigger water tank.

Larry Jost