France wants to reduce water use as rivers dry up

A woman cools off in a water fountain in Marseille as a heatwave hits much of the country, France, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/Files

PARIS (Reuters) – The French government wants to reduce water use by encouraging wastewater recycling and encouraging consumers to less water as the flow of rivers gradually slows due to climate change. Following months of discussion with local authorities and utilities, the environment ministry said in a report it wants to reduce water use by […]

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