Yes, enough is enough. This was voiced informally at the outset of the current GM-ship, and there was a period of acceptable levels of water throwing. But the situation has got out of hand and sadly requires a dictat to restore some kind of normalcy.
Therefore, henceforth, water whilst not totally banned, should only be thrown in recepticles which do not exceed 200ml (see above), i.e. the size of the plastic cups which are provided every week by the beer bitch, and the throwing of water should be restricted to those of female gender and/or those not exceeding the age of 12, i.e. those of whom the older and more responsible among us (who the f*** are they?) feel some degree of ability to control in situations where even this minimum level of aquatic behaviour is deemed inappropriate.
As Beaver also suggests, new runners, returning runners and people receiving T shirts or other long service awards should not have water thrown over them and whilst sinners deseve most of what is coming to them (in units of 200ml), the dousing of hares should be conducted reverently, as a tribute rather than a punishment.
And yes, maybe even icing is something we should think about phasing out. For the time being let us maintain the option so that those who have grown used to the weekly cold bum can continue to indulge in this cruel and unusual punishment. But henceforth, 2 plastic stools (below) will be provided on which the more tender-arsed among us can take their