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Rivers on the Edge

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As well as providing some beautiful scenery, the rivers that run through – and on the edge of – Britain’s towns and cities supply us with most of our freshwater, for drinking and washing, and take away our waste.
It can sometimes be hard to see the connection between the water that comes out of our taps and the water we see flowing along in streams and rivers.
But the fact is, the water you rely on at home will originally have been pumped from rivers (or underground aquifers that supply rivers), before being stored in reservoirs and processed at treatment plants.
Even in traditionally rainy Britain, the consequences of our wasteful overuse of water, particularly in heavily-populated areas, are now becoming clear to see.

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Language: English

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