Last year, three new directors were elected to the five-member Marin Municipal Water District Board of Directors. They are a big part of the effort pushing for a turnaround already underway. Consumers can’t declare victory until new sources of water and increased storage facilities are up and running. As voters demanded, the agency that supplies water to 191,000 southern and central Marin residents is moving in the right direction. The prior MMWD board majority was slammed for excessive reliance on conservation while failing to develop new, dependable water sources.
-Written by columnist Dick Spotswood.