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Tuesday, June 6, 2006

Water Woes

Several communities are up in arms over new state regulations that could restrict the amount of water residents are allowed to use. State and environmental officials say the regulations are necessary to preserve the region's rivers and drinking water supply.

Meanwhile, Shrewsbury is one of several communities cracking down on water that has gone "unaccounted for" due to leaky pipes and broken meters. To get a handle on the problem, some communities hire leak detectives, while others take a more old-fashioned approach.

Read more in Thursday's Globe West.

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