This is the cost of living in the desert I guess! The city water runs for 2 hrs a day. Most people use that time to collect it in barrels for their daily use I think. Being the rich folks in town, we can afford the luxury of a water tank and don't normally remember how precious and limited the water really is. Until something like a running toilet drains our tank I guess.
Fortunately for me, the city water usually comes at dawn, and so I was happily able to brush my teeth when I woke up. Heck, I might even take a shower or wash dishes today, too!
(Actually, my housekeeper will probably do all the dishes. There's the other side of living in a poor, desert town: I can afford a housekeeper 6 days a week.)