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Night-time water rationing coming soon - unless there's plenty of rain


The Secretary of State for the Environment, Carlos Martins, admitted today that the rationing of water at night, in some localities, is one of the measures lined up should the drought continue.

Carlos Martins said that this is the longest drought that the country has ever lived through and advocates rationing as there is not much else that can be done, apart from people helping by using less.

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