Governor Easley emerges from the Mansion to tell municipal officials we’re facing a drought emergency, but he doesn’t declare a state of emergency.
City officials say they’re already taking action.
Raleigh’s City Council waits until after the elections to take up a ban on all outdoor watering.
Meanwhile, the sprinklers and hoses keep running. And the lakes get lower.
Which is the bigger crisis: the shortage of water, or the shortage of political leadership?
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