As the great Blog of Maho shows, parts of the island are brown. Rainfall this year is only a third of normal … about two inches.
"One result of this is that we can't use the washing machines at the house we are renting," said Sunny-in-Salem. "They directed us to the laundromat, which is very nice and accommodating."
"We had a record breaking DRY December and January," Melia4 posted on TripAdvisor. "So now with a normally dry Feb and March, we're in trouble."
"Lots of people are getting water delivered right now," said another local, StJohnJulie. "I've seen a bunch of water delivery trucks that I've never seen before, not sure where they are coming from."