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155. Reducing Demand for Water

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Defra believe that our current use of water is unsustainable. The average water use in England is about 150 litres per person per day, with the average household using over 100,000 litres of water every year. This is consistently higher than the average used by people in European countries like Germany and Holland. In Germany, for example, average water use per person, per day is only 127 litres. This Environmental Studies Factsheet explains:
• Environmental issues.
• Climate change and UK water supplies.
• Solutions not involving conservation.

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April 2012

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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