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The etiquette of #DroughtShaming




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What do you do when you catch a water-waster in the act? Do you walk on by? Do you gently remind them that California is in the midst of a devastating drought? Or do you tweet a picture of the guilty party and shame them from the safety of the internet?

If you want to inspire a positive change in your neighborhood, modern etiquette expert Amy Alkon has some tips. She shared her suggestions with AirTalk:

If all else fails, you can report water waste to the DWP here.

Press the play button above to hear our roundtable discussion about drought etiquette.

Guests:

Amy Alkon, etiquette expert and author of the book, “Good Manners For Nice People Who Sometimes Say F*ck”

Kerry Cavanaugh, editorial writer for the LA Times

Chuck Klosterman, writer and former-ethicist, New York Times