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How Households Adapt To Water Scarcity: New Study Sheds Light On Hidden Costs of Global Issues –

March 8, 2023


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5-15 mins
Human Hand Cupped To Catch The Fresh Water From Lake

Many of the world’s population will have to face the expenses of urban water shortages as climate change and population increases continue to make water scarcity more prevalent. According to a study by Liz Roberts, Professor of Anthropology and Faculty Associate at the Research Center for Group Dynamics at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research (ISR), there is a growing need for both policy advice on how to ensure access to safe and equitable water, as well as a demand for studies on how households can absorb the cost. Roberts is able to draw conclusions and provide policy recommendations based on household interviews and fieldwork.

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