SimCity 3000 Hints & Tips

The 'not-enough-sims-getting-water-when-I-see-no-problems' Problem

Written By: Rand Huck
Monday, May 1, 2000

This is possibly the most common problem the users have. You get the following ticker message: "Left out of the rain. Some sims still too far from water" and you look underground for some flaws, and you find none. It looks like everything's blue. You have looked at every single tile and there is not one developed area that is orange. There is just one thing you overlooked. The landfills actually need water for this annoying message to disappear from your ticker. Don't ask me why you need water to go to the dump, but this should fix all of your problems.

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