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The city was on the verge of becoming the first major urban centre to run out of water but has averted the crisis but for how long, and at what cost, in a divided. Water scarcity, which can broadly be understood as the lack of access to adequate quantities of water for human and environmental uses,. “water scarcity and flood problems are primarily due to quick growth, increasing vulnerability, and insufficient preparation,” says arjen hoekstra.
Even as millions live without reliable access to water, very little is known about how households cope with scarcity the aims of this research were to 1). Sam inglis says the easy supply of water from the mainland and low water tariffs have lulled hongkongers into a false sense of security,. Learn about water scarcity, exploring why it happens, how it happens and what can be done to ensure adequate water supplies for everyone.
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