You can't drink the water here. That's what they say, so we don't, but bottled water is as common as water so it's all good.
A funny thing happened about the third or fourth day we were here, though. We got this notice slipped under the door, in English and Spanish:
"Due to the temporary shortage of water in this area, we inform you that the water will be turn [sic] on for the first 30 minutes of each hour, and will be as follows:
From 12:00 To 12:30
From 01:00 To 01:30
[Then it listed every hour of the day]
Thank you for your understanding,
So, I thought, Santa Maria! They are serious when there's a water shortage here! They just turn it off!
We planned our showers accordingly. Then we went to dinner, poolside (really roughing it here) and I noticed that they were watering the lawn. What da? But it turned off at 5:30. Well, okay...
But, the funny thing was, they never actually turned the water off. They just sent us that note and forgot about the whole thing, I guess. Then we were wondering, is it voluntary? Are we just supposed to enact this ourselves? And, if so, it was very, very poorly worded- I would assume I was supposed to leave the water running for a full half of every day, if it were voluntary, which of course would not conserve any water.
So, that was kind of funny.
Then, today, it rained. A lot.
I guess the water supply is okay, now?
* All Mexico entries have weird dates.