Filling pools will drain water more than hand-watering

If I cannot hand-water a few Hydrangeas and other plants once, maybe twice, a week, then why can my neighbor use who-knows-how-many-times the amount of water to fill his pool? Could it be the folks making the decisions here in Gwinnett about water usage have swimming pools in their backyards or neighborhoods and would not want to be inconvenienced for the summer?

They need to rethink this one fast. There is no way we would use the amount of water hand-watering plants they will use for their pools. Give me a break.

- Valli Vance