Jamaica’s drought reveals more than a water problem
Like the rest of us you’re likely struggling with the current drought: bathing from water bottles and negotiating with water truck drivers. All at great cost and annoyance.
While we can’t blame the government for failing to deliver showers of blessings – that’d be El Niño – there’s no doubt that successive administrations have failed to implement proper water management.
We may continue to pray on the weekends but as this video from TuffChin.com observes, maybe we could spend the weeks actually doing something about it. Y’know, take action for ourselves, not just jump up and down in green and orange shirts?
Meantime water threatens to be just another resource we’ve allowed to run to waste while blaming outside influences only – in this case the weather – while refusing to do anything but talk, blame and defer responsibility.
Just so long as there’s always another party to go to…