In Cape Coral, Florida, residents are facing a new water crisis, and it’s not because they’re drinking too many piña coladas by the pool. No, according to NBC2, it seems that the wells in several homes in Northwest Cape Coral have run dry. It’s leaving homeowners with no choice but to dig deeper and pay thousands of dollars for the privilege.

Debbie Casey, a resident of the neighborhood, was shocked to find that her well had dried up one morning. “We woke up and there was no water,” she said. Yikes.

But Casey isn’t alone in her water woes. Several of her neighbors wells are tapped out too. It seems that all the new builds in the area have caused the water table to drop faster than a lead balloon.

Casey is all for people building their dream homes, but not when it comes at the cost of her water supply.. How many more wells must run dry before we start to realize that we’re digging our own watery graves?

Cape Coral Crisis:

The City of Cape Coral has a solution, though. They’re going to get everyone connected to city water through their Utilities Extension Projects. It’s a long-term solution, sure, but it’s better than digging deeper and deeper into debt trying to find water.

It seems like the residents of Northwest Cape Coral are stuck between a rock and a dry well. With the ongoing water crisis, homeowners are being forced to dig deeper and deeper, both literally and financially. It’s clear that the new builds are taking a toll on the area’s water supply, leaving residents in a watery bind.

While the city’s Utilities Extension Projects might offer some relief in the future, residents will still need to find a way to keep their faucets flowing in the meantime. One thing’s for sure: Somebody is getting paid. Whether they’re sipping on City water or a freshly dug well.  Someone will find a way to make you pay to quench your thirst.

More Than Half Of Florida Drivers Fail The Driving Test On Their First Try

So it’s official. Florida has some terrible drivers. Let’s be honest. Miami, Naples, and Orlando might be the trifecta of terrible drivers. I mean, I’ve seen some questionable driving in my day, but these cities take it to a whole new level. In Miami, it’s like every driver thinks they’re filming the next installment of the Fast and Furious franchise.

And don’t even get me started on Naples. It’s like a retirement community on wheels. Everyone driving at a snail’s pace and refusing to use their turn signals. And as for Orlando, well, let’s just say that there’s some Goofy Drivers there. How did they ever pass their diving test?

It comes as no surprise that according data from, Florida ranks in at number four with a pass rate of only 47.1%. That’s right folks, more than half of Florida drivers fail their driving test on the first try.

Florida Drivers:

Now, I know what you’re thinking, “But Florida is the land of retirees and snowbirds, surely their driving test can’t be that hard?” Well, let me tell you, Florida driving tests are no joke.

For starters, you have to be prepared to navigate through a sea of golf carts and oversized SUVs, all while dodging the occasional gator that decides to cross the road.

And let’s not forget about the mandatory parallel parking portion of the test. Sure, parallel parking is a common driving maneuver, but have you ever tried doing it with a line of angry Floridians honking at you? It’s like trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube while being pelted with oranges.

Passing your driving test can be a daunting task, especially if you live in one of these states with a low pass rate. Here’s a rundown of the 10 most challenging states to pass your driving test in the US:

  • Arizona - Pass Rate: 39.3%

    Forget about the Grand Canyon, passing your driving test in Arizona is a real test of skill.

  • Maryland - Pass Rate: 45.4%

    With a pass rate that’s less than 50%, you better buckle up and prepare for a wild ride on the Maryland roads.

  • California - Pass Rate: 46.2%

    If you can pass your driving test in California, you can probably handle anything life throws your way.

  • Florida - Pass Rate: 47.1%

    With more than half of the drivers failing on their first try, Florida’s roads are not for the faint of heart.

  • Michigan - Pass Rate: 49.7%

    If you thought driving in the winter was tough, try passing your driving test in Michigan.

  • Illinois - Pass Rate: 52.4%

    The Windy City may be known for its pizza and hot dogs, but it’s also notorious for having a tough driving test.

  • Washington - Pass Rate: 52.5%

    With a pass rate of just over 50%, Washington drivers need to be on high alert at all times.

  • Hawaii - Pass Rate: 53.1%

    You may be surrounded by beautiful beaches, but passing your driving test in Hawaii is no vacation.

  • New Jersey - Pass Rate: 53.8%

    The Garden State may be small, but its driving test is big on difficulty.

  • Minnesota - Pass Rate: 53.8%

    The Land of 10,000 Lakes may be picturesque, but passing your driving test is anything but a walk in the park.

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