Water: One of life’s simple pleasures?

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Water, simply? (Photo: Petre Williams-Raynor) Water, simply? (Photo: Petre Williams-Raynor)

The ability to turn on your tap at the end of a long day and have water come pouring out is typically thought to be one of life’s simple pleasures.

After two days in the Bahamas at the Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) Conference and Exhibition, however, it has become clear that that simple pleasure may not be so simple after all.

Bahamian Prime Minister Perry Christie (second from left) together with CWWA president Lennox O'Reilly Lewis (second from right) and other delegates at the official opening of the CWWA Conference and Exhibition on Monday night. (Photo: Contributed/CWWA) Bahamian Prime Minister Perry Christie (second from left) together with CWWA president Lennox O’Reilly Lewis (second from right) and other delegates at the official opening of the CWWA Conference and Exhibition on Monday night. (Photo: Contributed/CWWA)

We have been given hints of this this past summer — as in former years — in Jamaica where we suffered under the weight of drought conditions that forced at-times crippling water lock-offs across sections of the island.

But as burdensome as the past summer has…

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