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Taiwan Rations Water to Ease Unusual Drought

Normally rainy Taiwan is rationing water to ease its worst drought in a decade. The western Pacific island that averages annual rainfall of 2,500 millimeters has seen the lowest levels in 67 years since October, depleting reservoirs that serve the most populated cities and counties. The government has cut household and industrial use until rainfall returns to normal. The rationing has saved about 500,000 tons of water so far. In parts of northern Taiwan, households are now able to receive...

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