Water Waste in the Middle of Desert Farmland
07/06/2017 MartianMartini, San Diego, California
Why waste water? Hotels are notorious for it, with overwashing linens, etc, but why add to that by washing off mildly dirty sidewalks with a hose?!?!? I've used a power washer when I had to, but when ... more
Why waste water? Hotels are notorious for it, with overwashing linens, etc, but why add to that by washing off mildly dirty sidewalks with a hose?!?!? I've used a power washer when I had to, but when all it needs is a sweeping (and that's all I saw a need for when I looked around), using a hose so you can relax and let the water pressure do that for you doesn't make sense. He was at it for nearly 2 hours--that's a lot of water. In a region embroiled in water propaganda wars, I continue to be amazed to see such a precious resource treated as if it's unlimited. "Is growing food wasting water?" many roadsigns ask. Sometimes. Is washing sidewalks with a hose for hours wasting water? Almost always. At least the staff is nice and friendly, if unaware of the role we play in taking care of our precious planet. less
Best Western Y, General Manager at Best Western Yuba City Inn, responded to this review
I sincerely thank you for sharing your opinion. We here at Best Western also care about the environment and the conservation of water. We are resurfacing all of our walk ways and to ensure a proper adhesion of the coating a thorough cleaning was necessary. We try very hard to balance our responsibility to the environment while still maintaining high cleanliness standards. Thank you, Daniel.