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Category Archives: Water
Lack of natural drainage in urban environments can lead to flooding and pollution. Economics can help find appropriate solutions. There is a furore in Maryland, USA, where many residents will soon have to pay a “stormwater management fee” based on … Continue reading
Everyone is familiar with water in the form of rain, rivers, lakes and seas. But groundwater is less well-known. Here are the essentials, in Question and Answer form. What is groundwater? Underground water in saturated layers of porous rock or … Continue reading
Water allocation in the UK needs reform. Current arrangements rely too much on administrative controls – such as hosepipe bans – and not enough on prices. There is said to be a drought in much of southern and eastern England. … Continue reading