How Water Is An Important For Our Lives

1688 WordsMay 8, 20157 Pages
“Thousands have lived without love, not one without water,” W.H. Auden says. It is true that water plays an important in our lives; nobody can survive without water. Importantly, water is a scarce resource which means that society has insufficient productive resources to meet all citizens’ needs. Once the scarce resource becomes more and more terrified, people will turn to limit the usage. Since California has been dried for four years continuously and reached near-crisis proportion, on April 1, 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed an executive order that will restrict urban water usage by 25 percent to deal with the drought (Nagourney). The bill seems to make sense by limiting the water when it becomes scarce. This order will affect some certain industries and especially influence households. To decrease 25 percent of water consuming, households have to cut back water on most of their activities in daily life from outdoor activities such as watering garden and lawn and washing cars to indoor activities such as taking showers and cooking foods. Definitely, this bill directly influences to millions of Californians’ lives. Some people are concerned that whether this bill is excising inappropriate way and restricting personal water use should be conducted or not. In fact, California should not confine personal water use for several reasons. Firstly, the personal water use is not the primary water consuming, but agriculture is. According to Northern California Water
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