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News Communication on water scarcity and droughts

The Communication on water scarcity and droughts adopted on 18 July 2007 and all related documents are now available online.

Take note that this webpage also presents a recent report on the estimation of the EU water saving potential (see the end of the webpage, section 'recent study'). The outcomes of this report indicate that this potential is close to 40%.

Contact information Stéphanie Croguennec, Unit D.2 'water and marine environment', DG Environment - European Commission (email:
Phone: +32 2 298 49 41
News type Inbrief
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Source of information DG Environment - European Commission
Keyword(s) water scarcity, drought
Geographical coverage EU
News date 03/08/2007
Working language(s) ENGLISH