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Growing London Faces Water Shortages and Overflowing Sewage

  • London Assembly report says population could top 13 million
  • CBI calls for 50,000 new homes a year, new airport runway

London’s growing population means the British capital is facing possible water shortages and a risk of flooding from overflowing sewage unless action is taken to ensure more sustainable development, the London Assembly’s Environment Committee warned.

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