Marin County: The Bucket Brigade

February 1977
Time;2/14/1977, Vol. 109 Issue 7, p25
The article presents the water crisis in Marin County, California, wherein county officials are ordered to enforce strict system of water rationing. All individuals, depending on the number of residents at home, are given 32 and 49 gallons of water a day and anyone who exceeds the ration will be billed 10 to 50 dollars per cubic feet. Residents of Marin County have adjusted to the dry life and cut their daily consumption of water from 15.6 million to 10.4 million gallons a week.


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