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World Cup Host City Encouraged To Save Water For Fans, Told To Shower In Pairs

The city of Samara wants locals to conserve water for the hordes of soccer fans that have flooded the city throughout the tournament. Their answer: shower together!
Children play in the water fountains near the Monument of Glory statue in Samara, Russia. The city's utility company is urging residents to conserve water by taking communal showers. Source: Stuart Franklin - FIFA

One of the upsides to hosting the World Cup is the hordes of international tourists and their bulging wallets that will inevitably descend

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