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Water-saving measures could fuel inflation

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Controlling reservoirs’ taps

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Dried-up waterfall in Furnas, one of the reservoirs which will undergo water-saving measures. Photo: Glavbooh/Shutterstock

Earlier this year, as fears of power shortages loomed large, the government adopted measures increasing the streamflow of hydroelectric reservoirs for enhanced...

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