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Macron announces water plan, says protests will not stop reforms

French president unveiled a water-saving plan with 50 measures, such as fixing leaking pipes, adapting the way farmers and the nuclear industry use water, and making water more expensive for those who use it in excess of basic needs.

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French president Emmanuel Macron sought to rally citizens around a plan to save water on Thursday and stressed that protests will not stop reforms, in a nod to both climate change and an unpopular pension bill, reports The Straits Times.

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