How has the demand for water in the UK changed?
The demand for water in the UK has changed over time.
Water use in the UK has increased significantly over time. For example, the amount of water used by the average household in the UK has increased by 70% since 1985. Almost 50% of the UK’s water is used in the home.
The reasons for the increased demands for water are:
The average person in the UK uses 149 litres of water per day. This compares to 575 litres in the USA and just 4 litres in Mozambique.
Water quality and pollution management in the UK
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