Water faces harsh critics: us

Andrews, Annabel
July 2010
Utility Week;7/23/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p12
Trade Publication
The author discusses the pressure on water companies in Great Britain with regards to the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, such as floods, heat waves and storms, that are expected to affect water supply. The British Water Services Regulation Authority suggested flexible leakage targets while 2010 Flood and Water Management Bill heralded flexible temporary bans on excess water use. She emphasizes the importance of education and suggests that customers could understand the financial consequences of high water demand through metering.


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