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Decreasing Water Demand May Hurt Utilities

Despite the drought that persists in Western states, water utilities may actually be facing decreasing demand for water as cities implement water conservation measures.

LCRA's Max Starcke Dam, just east of Marble Falls, Texas. It is one of six dams the agency operates.

Despite the drought that persists in Western states, water utilities may actually be facing decreasing demand for water as cities implement water conservation measures. Less water use may be good for the environment, but it means less income for water utilities, threatening their financial stability. (High Country News)

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