From the Vernon Morning Star:
Let’s see if I get this straight.
Two Vernon councillors are lobbying to have bottled water restricted as “Vernon has worked hard to achieve good drinking water.”
I then read that the Interior Health has told the Greater Vernon Advisory Committee, that $20 million is needed to be spent, to bring one of Vernon’s water supplies up to safety standards for drinking water, and at the same time, recommend the raising of water rates, to cover the usage of water by residents.
Nice job people.
Take away a source of good drinking water, but raise taxes and don’t guarantee that the supposed “good drinking water” is actually as good as it is supposed to be.
Also, if I am downtown and thirsty, can I go into either of these councillors' businesses and ask for a drink of “good drinking water,” as I won’t be able to get a bottle of water?
Perhaps city hall will stop what they are doing and give me some water.Is it just me, or does anyone else see the irony in this?