The situation will be worse, as chaos "threatens". The authorities made a decision

Italy is often plagued by drought during the summer months, and last year a "state of emergency" was declared in several regions due to the worst drought that has hit the country in the last 70 years, reports Euractiv.
This year, the situation is expected to worsen as the country experienced extremely low rainfall during the winter.

Drought threatens food security and economy

Decisions in recent days to restrict water use in major cities show that the threat of drought is becoming more widespread. With water losses in cities reaching 60 percent and the drought set to become a more prominent topic of conversation after May, experts say the focus should be on what needs to be done as soon as possible, rather than how full reservoirs are.