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Collecting Rainwater Now Illegal in Many States

Health & Wellness  (tags: protest, rebel, picket, water, life-source, government, humans, ethics, freedoms, corruption, crime, rights, sadness, risks, unusual, bizarre, health, warning )

- 1767 days ago -
As bizarre as it sounds, laws restricting property owners from "diverting" water that falls on their own homes

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Mari 's (1356)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 8:34 am
I will NOT submit!! You will not control or steal my water!!

Mari 's (1356)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 8:57 am
Wars over water, we are headed to having wars over water

Sue H (7)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 8:59 am
Shaking my head in disbelief. You'd think they would be asking every home to have several. ?? Unreal.

Mike H (252)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 9:00 am
It's time for a new government

Twyla Sparks (208)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 9:03 am
This is hard to believe, how can they tell people to stop collecting rain water. SMH!!!

Mari 's (1356)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 9:10 am
Yes, stop collecting something we can't live without. Water is the life force and I will not submit!

Ben O (171)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 10:18 am
One of the most stupid things I've heard in a long time!

Gvapo T (22)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 11:05 am
insane and shameful!!

David C (25)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 2:07 pm
remember reading aboutsimilar, repeatedly, maybe also from GB ?

Past Member (0)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 8:29 pm
I'm in disbelief....i don't believe it---it's too ridiculous. thx Mari

jo M. (3)
Thursday June 20, 2013, 10:37 pm
Oh crud, that reminds me, I was going to stick some more buckets under the barn roof to catch rainwater for my trees.

Wolfgang W (235)
Friday June 21, 2013, 6:07 pm
Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves - Abraham Lincoln

De D (96)
Friday June 21, 2013, 6:25 pm
This story reminds me of some villains in a comic book. I don't remember which villain, but they wanted to control the water.

Shirley S (187)
Friday June 21, 2013, 6:25 pm

Friday June 21, 2013, 6:27 pm
read and noted on 6-21-13 no matter what people do to try and conserve it's always illegal I mean water come on last time I checked there was no ownership the most ridiculous law ever next they will say the air we all breathe is illegal these crackpots need to get a life and crack down on things that are against the law.

Harshita Sharma (137)
Friday June 21, 2013, 6:34 pm
Why on earth is it illegal!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Im shocked and disgusted! Rain water harvesting should be promoted rather than deemed illegal! Stupid lawmakers!

paula eaton (30)
Friday June 21, 2013, 7:51 pm
This is absurd. How about fixing real problems and getting rid of corporate influence.

Sandra ;atterson (59)
Friday June 21, 2013, 7:52 pm
It has finally come to this? wow,noted and disgusted...ty

Andrs Yokers (6)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 6:24 am
This is a terrible state of affairs, when you can't use your own rainwater!

ewoud k (68)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 7:00 am
Sounds like a hoax, in other words: too crazy to be real.

If it's not a hoax, this is getting serious.

What'll be the next step? No longer the right to breathe?

cynthia l (207)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 5:56 pm
this doesn't surprise me. Water wars on the horizon

Despina Vekris (9)
Saturday June 22, 2013, 11:00 pm

greenplanet e (155)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 3:29 am
we need to manage water better somehow, for sure.

TOM T (246)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 7:30 am

WHAT THE F*** !!

This is outrageous!

Sharon W. (4)
Sunday June 23, 2013, 11:27 am
In Germany, you have to pay less taxes for canalization use if you collect rainwater, because then the rainwater over your house does not go into the sewage system.

Connie O (44)
Monday June 24, 2013, 8:22 am
This is weird and especially in states where water is running scarce.

J. J. (30)
Monday July 29, 2013, 5:34 pm
First time I've ever heard of anyone "owning" rainwater...
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