10 Tips For Reducing Your Water Footprint
Large areas of the UK are currently facing drought, with many already feeling the impact – from farmers to water companies. Just the other day we noticed how low the River Thames is at the moment. In the future, less rainfall and more unpredictable rainfall patterns are the anticipated climate change impacts in the UK.
This suggests that we may have to start thinking about the future of our freshwater systems, and start making changes to water usage now – ranging from our individual water usage to protecting our freshwater reserves.
On a global scale, freshwater ecosystems are under threat from increasing water pollution and a growing human population – with 2.3 billion people already living in river basins under water stress. Add climate change into the mix and our water future looks very unpredictable.
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