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PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Utility Week;10/10/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 21, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the warning by the European Environment Agency, the World Health Organization and the European Union's Joint Research Centre that climate change will cause worsening water shortages in the Mediterranean region. The prediction was one of a number of forecasts linked to global warming from the three organizations. Another problem for water companies is spring phytoplankton blooms in lakes.
ACCESSION #
35112919

 

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