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In Europe’s water wars, super rich play by their own rules

Local leaders, struggling to get wealthy residents to abide by water restrictions, are calling for the EU and national governments to help control water demand with measures ranging from rethinking water pricing systems to overhauling how drinking water is distributed between residential homes, industry and agriculture. According to the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), a body that represents civil society organizations and advises EU institutions, the EU’s existing controls remain fragmented and are “not well integrated across all EU policies.”

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