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In Europe, the lack of drinking water

March 19 2006

In Europe, more than 41 million people lack drinking water, and over 85 million are facing the problem of drainage of wastewater. These data were presented at the Fourth World Water Forum in Mexico.

The system of sewers and water pipes in many European cities in need of urgent repair. Otherwise, in case of natural disasters would be seriously impaired both the public and the environment.

Countries located in the south of the continent are exposed to drought in the north during the spring of frequent flooding. In many Eastern European countries collector system needs urgent restoration work because of the banal aging.

At the Forum there was a confrontation between France and Spain, which recorded the depletion of the water layer. The Spanish government has asked the neighbors with a request to redirect the water of border rivers. However, the French are not willing to help Spain, reports

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