We live in one of the wettest parts of Europe. Every year, for a lengthy period, we wonder if the rain will ever stop. The water companies lose a third of the supply in leaks – and make a profit. Every three years the government happily brings in an extra million people from overseas. They all drink H2O and flush the toilet – I presume. Now the powers that be are telling long time residents that they use too much of the stuff and will have to be sorted out. Pull the other one.