Dieldrin, a relative of DDT, is technically referred to as a “hydrophobic”.
Yes, sports fans. Henderson County is permeated by the fear of water.
You can’t make this stuff up.
Or put another way:
“Repelling, tending not to combine with, or incapable of dissolving in water.”
Are we so sure it was the disagreements between Buncombe and Asheville that caused the Water Authority to fall apart in 2004? Things were going OK until we brought in “The Hydrophobes.”
But what could go wrong this time? Let’s try to “combine” with them again…
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