Boosting SAWS bottom line

Greg Harman

Tommy Lee Jones found his way back off the Water Hogs list during a break stumping for natural gas drillers up in DFW, but somebody really needs to tell these remaining million-gallon-club members that flaunting green lawns during Alarm Stage drought is no way to make friends in South Texas.

Million-gallon membership is not nearly as prestigious as the celebrated mile-high club, anyway, grown oh-so-much riskier with all those additional security restrictions.

Totals below are gallons used for January through August of '08. Data courtesy of SAWS.