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Water shortages for one in three in Britain

Title
Water shortages for one in three in Britain
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
24 Aug 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:04:30
Description
Only one of the ten water companies is pledging to pay compensation to its customers because of the drought. Yet one in three people in England are now experiencing some sort of water restriction. Alison Hodgkins reports. Nicholas Hood, Chairman of the Water Services Association, says users are not really suffering; its down to the individual companies to decide on compensation; defends spending on pipe renewal.
Contributors
Alison Hodgkins; Nicholas Hood
Keywords
Water supply; Compensation; Drought

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