US Uses Less Water Now Than 35 Years Ago

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The U.S. Geological Surveyreleased a study today showing that Americans used less water in 2005 than 35 years ago—despite a 30 percent population increase. Most of the decline is attributable to alternative cooling methods at power plants and to more efficient irrigation systems.

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