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Stinson Beach water board approves rationing plan
Stinson Beach water board approves rationing plan

The water district board in Marin County's Stinson Beach has approved a rationing plan months in the making that would give residents in the vacationers' haven an edge over owners of seasonal rental properties. On Saturday, board members of the Stinson Beach County Water District voted unanimously -- with one director absent -- to put the rationing ordinance on the books, though it will only kick in if the town's water tanks on average fail to refill to 70% of capacity for seven days in a row. In that event, a 125-gallon-a-day cap on each home takes effect. While year-rounders with four or more residents per household can get increased allotments -- as much as 185...