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Originally posted by PrecogPsychicSensitive
Australian farmers who collect rainwater in their dams have to pay every year... its complete BS.. How can the government tax something they dont provide? Whats next? paying for the oxygen we breathe?
Originally posted by paleorchid13
I've seen this .....and all I have to say is good luck catching my educated ass .....
Politics, and bureaucratic crap ... is what makes this ethical ....
I have some colorful language for those that try and enforce this bull #
Originally posted by icepack
maybe it has a logical reason, for example the rainwater is needed for a healthy groundwater level?
Originally posted by emaildogs
This would make me very hot, as I actually have to pay my local water company "storm water runoff fee" . The fee is based on the amount of land on my property that covers grass/dirt.
Originally posted by ChaoticOrder
reply to post by predator0187
I was under the impression that this had been the case for several years now.
You may not be aware of this, but many Western states, including Utah, Washington and Colorado, have long outlawed individuals from collecting rainwater on their own properties because, according to officials, that rain belongs to someone else.