What do Sheldon Adelson, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and the Sultan of Brunei’s brother have in common?
Well, they’re all mind-bogglingly wealthy. But here’s something else: They’re all listed on a recent tally of Las Vegas' biggest water users, each draining Lake Mead of up to 18 million of gallons a year -- hundreds of times more than the average resident.
Water hogs, all of them.
“We’re not talking about your average homeowner, someone who lives in your typical housing tract,” Bronson Mack, spokesman for the Southern Nevada Water Authority, told the Los Angeles Times. “These are the owners of some very, very large and very lush...