No, a 9-Year-Old Didn't Come Up with a Great New Water Conservation Plan

The feel-good environmental story of the day is actually a tale of woeful municipal stupidity in Reno, Nevada.

The viral climate story today is that a 9-year-old boy, Mason Perez, came up with an ingenious way to save water in his hometown of Reno, Nevada. After noticing that the sinks at a local baseball stadium spewed water fast enough to hurt his hands, Perez theorized that his desert community could conserve valuable resources by reducing unnecessary pressure in sinks and showers.

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