Celine Dion's Florida House Guzzles 6.5 Million Gallons Of Water Per Year

This TreeHugger doesn't usually cover the celebrity beat and I would rather chew on ground glass than listen to her, but Canada's gift to the world, Celine Dion and her husband René Angélil, drink up 18,000 gallons of water per day in their modest 9,800 square foot Jupiter Island pile. And they are not even there. Drought or not, Jupiter Island officials defend her right :"Irrigation accounts for the bulk of any homeowner's water use. Since they have larger properties with an abundance of vegetation -- ideal for ensuring privacy, which is of special importance to well-known personalities -- it looks like higher-than-usual water usage. In reality, per acre, it's only a little above average," said Shannon Dunne, director of utilities for South Martin Regional Utilities, which provides water for Jupiter Island.

Sounds like they need a new Director of Utilities. ::ABC News
UPDATE: It was a water main break during construction, now fixed. read We're Sorry Celine: Not Such A Water Hog After All

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