Plastic pots filled with drinking water at a distribution point in Chennai. Photo: AFP

Workers told to shower less, hotels ration water for guests as reservoirs in India’s Chennai city dry up

  • All four reservoirs in India’s southern city of Chennai have run dry this summer, largely because of poor monsoon rains last year
  • Employees in some Chennai-based companies said they had been asked to cut back on water use in canteens and restrooms, while hotels face having to shut down
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Plastic pots filled with drinking water at a distribution point in Chennai. Photo: AFP
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