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Water Framework Directive (B-Roll - part 2)


Urban sprawl, population growth, and climate change are all well-known threats to our water. But how many people know about the effect of pharmaceutical products on water quality? How is their disposal being regulated, how big a threat to wildlife does it pose, and what can be done to clean up affected areas? Scarcity is another problem: can wastewater be transformed into clean water to help Europe’s most arid regions tackle shortages? And should irrigation practices change? A new VNR examines the issues surrounding water quality and quantity.

Type: Shots   Reference: I-073113   Date: 20/04/2012   Duration: 19:56 Location: Essen,Murcia  
Languages: ORIGINAL,
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