Stricter water use rules ‘should be required’ for new housing

Waterwise wants new housing developments to be forced to meet tougher water use limits in a new efficiency strategy

Climate change and population growth make the need for water-efficient programmes more urgent. Photograph: silverjohn/123RFNew housing developments should be required to meet a water-use limit of 110 litres per person per day, according to non-profit organisation Waterwise.

The recommendation was one of several set out in Waterwise’s strategy for making the UK more water efficient, published on 19 June.

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