Enough water to last till April 2009

Back in February, you will recall, the feds were warning us that Falls Lake could very well be dry by now. WRAL reports that,

Falls Lake is almost 2½ feet higher than it was a year ago, while demand across the municipal water system has dropped from last year, officials said Tuesday.

The level of Falls Lake, the primary reservoir for Raleigh and six Wake County towns, was 250.9 feet Tuesday, which is 7 inches below the level at which it’s considered full. A year ago, the lake was at 248.5 feet. …

Falls Lake has enough water to last at least to late April 2009, based on current demand levels, officials said.

Jon Sanders / Research Editor and Senior Fellow, Regulatory Studies

Jon Sanders studies regulatory policy, a veritable kudzu of invasive government and unintended consequences. As director of regulatory studies at the John Locke Foundation, Jo...