Consumer-driven society freaks out over potential restrictions:
“In the past several weeks we’ve been slammed with water customers irrigating lawns,” said Harold Blizzard, Craven County manager.
“We’re just not able to pump it fast enough,” said Blizzard. “The demand is so great our elevated water storage tanks are unable to fully recover overnight from the previous day's usage.”
This is not what they had in mind when they said "It's time to prepare for drought conditions."