During World Cup Break Water Surges In Tokyo 24 Percent Anybody near a TV might figure out why. It was halftime in Russia of Japan's dramatic 2-1 win against Colombia. The water surge apparently reflected millions of viewers simultaneously flushing.
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During World Cup Break Water Surges In Tokyo 24 Percent

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During World Cup Break Water Surges In Tokyo 24 Percent

During World Cup Break Water Surges In Tokyo 24 Percent

During World Cup Break Water Surges In Tokyo 24 Percent

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Anybody near a TV might figure out why. It was halftime in Russia of Japan's dramatic 2-1 win against Colombia. The water surge apparently reflected millions of viewers simultaneously flushing.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with a sign of devotion to the World Cup. Water authorities in Tokyo noticed a dramatic change last week. Water use suddenly surged 24 percent. Anybody near a television might figure out why. It was halftime of Japan's dramatic 2-1 win against Colombia. The water surge apparently reflected millions of viewers simultaneously flushing. They'd been holding it in so they could keep watching until the break. It's MORNING EDITION.

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