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England faces 'jaws of death' as taps set to run dry in 25 years

19 Mar 2019, TRF

James Bevan, chief executive of the UK Environment Agency, has warned that England is set to run out of water in 25 years due to population growth, poor water management and climate change. Considering current consumption, if each person reduced their water usage to 100 litres a day by 2050, there would be enough water for an extra 20 million people in the country.


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