“I don’t think it was the intent...
“I don’t think it was the intent of this ordinance . . . to make a bunch of plumbers rich or create a full-employment act for certifiers.”
--City Councilman Zev Yaroslavsky, successfully arguing that the City Council should modify a water-conservation ordinance that would have required outside inspections to check whether thousands of small apartment building owners had installed water-saving devices such as low-flow shower heads.
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