scituate reservoir http://ripr.org en The Murky Future of Rhode Island's Water Supply http://ripr.org/post/murky-future-rhode-islands-water-supply <p>If there is one government service most Rhode Islanders take for granted, it’s the drinking water that flows from our faucets. RIPR political analyst&nbsp; Scott MacKay says that may not be the case in the future.</p><p></p><p>One of Rhode Island’s grand assets is the millions of gallons of water that flows every day from the Scituate Reservoir to the sinks, bubblers and bathtubs that serve 60 percent of our state. In a state with a serious inferiority complex about so much, our water is the boast of a small state.</p><p></p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 12:33:37 +0000 Scott MacKay 16647 at http://ripr.org The Murky Future of Rhode Island's Water Supply Time to take RI water seriously http://ripr.org/post/time-take-ri-water-seriously <p>If there is one government service most Rhode Islanders take for granted, it’s the drinking water that flows from our faucets. RIPR political analyst&nbsp; Scott MacKay says that may not be the case in the future.</p><p>One of Rhode Island’s grand assets is the millions of gallons of water that flows every day from the Scituate Reservoir to the sinks, bubblers and bathtubs that serve 60 percent of our state. In a state with a serious inferiority complex about so much, our water is the boast of a small state.</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 17:22:53 +0000 Scott MacKay 16543 at http://ripr.org