Las Vegas Sun

February 17, 2019

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Macau’s gambling industry faces nightmare of water rationing

Macau, Asia’s foremost den of neon-soaked excess and sleazy glamour, has expanded to the brink of catastrophe and may be forced to ration drinking water as reservoirs run dry.

Indeed, to the horror of big casino operators, there are signs that non-essential supplies may be cut off as early as this weekend as authorities struggle to keep non-toxic water flowing through the taps.

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