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Parts of England will run out of water within the next 20 years unless “urgent action” is taken. This is the opinion of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in a report on the state of water supplies. He calls on the government to establish a ranking table of water companies to encourage them to deal with the leaks. He also wants efficiency labels on household products such as washing machines and dishwashers to be made mandatory. The government responded by saying that it had already launched a program to improve the performance of the water industry:

England’s future water supplies at ‘serious risk’

Technology

Rochester researchers demonstrate a way to purify water without wasting energy using an efficient new solar process:

Lasers etch an efficient way to address global water crisis

Regulation

While regulations are becoming clearer concerning the reuse of treated wastewater and quality standards, Cerema publishes an overview of the experiments carried out in France for several years:

Un premier panorama de la réutilisation des eaux usées traitées en France

Financing

To support the environmental transition and the development of the circular economy, SUEZ and Vauban Infrastructure Partners announce the launch of “SUEZ Investissement Local”, a joint venture that aims to finance 500 million euros of projects by 2025, in the water, sanitation and waste sector:

Suez investissement local, nouvel acteur du financement des projets durables dans les territoires

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