Low water levels at Baoshan second reservoir in Hsinchu show the impact of Taiwan’s drought. Photo: Reuters
Low water levels at Baoshan second reservoir in Hsinchu show the impact of Taiwan’s drought. Photo: Reuters
Taiwan

Taiwan chip makers’ water supplies cut as drought threatens island’s reserves

  • Authorities cut supply to companies in two major science parks by 15 per cent, with reservoirs in several parts of central Taiwan dangerously low
  • Dry spell pressures government to ensure supply to water-intensive industries such as the island’s world-leading semiconductor manufacturing

Low water levels at Baoshan second reservoir in Hsinchu show the impact of Taiwan’s drought. Photo: Reuters
Low water levels at Baoshan second reservoir in Hsinchu show the impact of Taiwan’s drought. Photo: Reuters
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