50 Rarely Seen Images From Woodstock 1969

Water Was Expensive At The Event

woodstock water

In addition to the food shortage, there was also a shortage of drinking water. In fact, they dug six wells just to try and accommodate the crowd, but weed was in better supply than water. People were warned beforehand to bring plenty of water, but most didn’t listen.

So, of course, because it was hard to come by, people selling water jacked the prices up. Max Yagsur was furious that people were charging for water, so he put up a sign on his barn that read “Free Water.”