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News: September 2015

How to take the pressure off the cost of our water supply

For most people in the developed world, getting access to clean drinking water is as simple as turning on a tap. Would that paying for water were so simple. But when we think about the water we consume, few of us realise that as much as 80% of its cost is associated with electricity use – a figure that’s as high in Britain as in drought-prone California . This article by John Gallagher , Postdoctoral Researcher, at the School of Environment, Natural Resources & Geography , Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation . Read the original article .

Publication date: 25 September 2015

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