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Letter: Urinal analogy shows solar-fee nonsense
First Published Aug 05 2014 03:46 pm • Last Updated Aug 05 2014 04:33 pm

I recently was waiting for an oil change at a Salt Lake auto dealer when nature called. Standing in front of the urinal, I read that this particular toilet was eco-friendly and did not use water, saving 40,000 gallons a year.

This got me thinking. Do you suppose the Salt Lake City water utility should charge this car dealer $4.25/month to help pay for the plumbing infrastructure they’re using less because the urinal is water free?

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Sounds ridiculous, right? Well, isn’t that what Rocky Mountain Power wants to do with their monthly surcharge on solar power users? Let’s flush this idea for the complete nonsense that it is.

Geoffrey Beebe

Salt Lake City




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