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Old 07-01-2008, 01:46 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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It's ok I wondered after I posted if that was your reference. Terrel Hills and Olmos Park both have some pretty large lots with tons of landscaping. Very Green. Very Beautiful. And a lot of water.
After I saw your post, I checked Google Maps' satelite view of the neighborhoods. Indeed, they look like very nice areas to live. I'll have to take a drive down there one day--after I win the lottery (gas).

--Dim
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Old 07-01-2008, 07:08 PM
 
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If the residence listed as being in Terrell Heights is the place I think it is, it would actually be a large estate just outside Terrell Heights.
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Old 07-01-2008, 07:24 PM
 
Location: Wiesbaden, Germany
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celine dion seems to be gunning for the position of queen of all water wasters.. this is disgusting

Celine Dion's water bill (http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/content/news/interactives/dion_water.html - broken link)
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Old 07-01-2008, 07:36 PM
 
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Gee...wuz up with Maxim? Who knew it took sooo much water to make microchips???
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Old 07-01-2008, 08:51 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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I drive down FM1560 every morning and afternoon and there is a house around the Braun intersection that has the sprinklers on in the morning and the afternoon 7 days a week.

Their grass is a bright dark green while everyone else's grass is brown or gone by now.

I wonder how much water they use or why they can't conserve.
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Old 07-01-2008, 08:55 PM
 
Location: Wiesbaden, Germany
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because they're obviously much more important than everyone else on the street.. I think everyone has at least one of them unfortunately
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Old 07-01-2008, 10:19 PM
 
Location: Western Bexar County
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I want to know why the Bexar County Correctional Facility uses so much water.
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Old 07-01-2008, 10:22 PM
 
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I want to know why the Bexar County Correctional Facility uses so much water.

Showers for 12000 inmates a month?

It's actually a fairly clean place....maybe washing down of cells?
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Old 07-01-2008, 10:25 PM
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Location: San Antonio
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I want to know why the Bexar County Correctional Facility uses so much water.
Every cell has a sink and toilet. Every inmate has little else to do besides flush the toilet.
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Old 07-01-2008, 10:25 PM
 
Location: Western Bexar County
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Showers for 12000 inmates a month?

It's actually a fairly clean place....maybe washing down of cells?
Extra long showers?
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