Experts keep telling us doom is coming. But the data says otherwise.
Climate change and a rising population mean that England is facing the ‘jaws of death’, where demand for water could surpass the supply available in the next 25 years.
Sir James Bevan, 59, chief executive of the Environment Agency, said that the UK could have a water shortage by 2044.
Speaking before the Waterwise conference in London, Sir Bevan added that water leakage was also to blame for the loss of water in the UK.
And yet, rainfall is up. Above the 1981-2010 average.
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