Marin Municipal Water District approves more restrictions

CORTE MADERA. CALIF. (KGO) -- New developments in our California drought watch: the Marin Municipal Water District has approved more water restrictions.

Residents will be limited to turning on the sprinklers twice a week unless it is a drip system.

Pools will need covers to keep the water from evaporating.

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The board's vote Tuesday night was unanimous. These measures take effect immediately.

There already are restrictions on washing cars and power washing driveways and sidewalks.

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