Yay! today it rained, well its still raining now as my ever faltering electricity is testament to.
Previously, in my old life(!) I never really had to worry about water, as in, you turn on the tap and water comes out. Here we have a water-well (no government water access for us), the problem with it is that we live up a rocky mountain and the water-well is only 5m deep. Apparently it cannot be dug any deeper due to the hard ground.
So when the washing machine has been on twice, and we've had a couple of showers and maybe done the dishes, that's the water in our tank nearly done!
So, even though when it rains and the electricity constantly goes out, it is a very welcome sight because we can fill up the tank at the house and not have to worry about having enough water to flush the toilet!