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Warning of water scarcity in the Western Region
"Warning on water scarcity in the Western Region"

"The dry weather continues to have an impact. In the Western Region, the situation is so acute that everyone is encouraged to save on water, especially if you take it directly from small streams."

"While the country's county administrative boards to identify water situation."

"the Government decided on Thursday that provincial governments should examine the location, even locally, and report on how water scarcity can be prevented and managed."

"the Decision is based on heat and drought during the last three years have been high stress in water availability in several regions."

"In the Västra Götaland region, warns the county that the lack of water in only a few weeks can be as acute as during the height of summer of last year."

"– We have less water than normal for the season, and we have a period in front of us where it doesn't get much more precipitation, " says Tor Segerbo, head of unit at the county administrative board in Västra Götaland."

"– That the weather is not especially warm is no guarantee against water scarcity. It is really dry in many places in the county, and the trend is negative. The flows in our rivers has been halved since the first of april, generally speaking. In some places it is worse, in some less."

"A day or two of rain gives no lasting effect on the groundwater level, highlights the Segerbo."

"the Call of the thrift be directed in the first instance to persons who take water directly from streams and ponds for irrigation."

"– be It farmers, but also, for example, golf clubs or sports clubs as irrigating the soccer fields. The one who takes water from a watercourse is obliged to ensure that the watercourse will not be damaged, " says Tor Segerbo."

"– All must understand that we need to be careful. Even the ones who use municipal drinking water need to consider how to reduce their consumption."

"He calls on the public to keep up to date via each länsstyrelses website, where reports on water levels are laid out."

"the Water is not drinking water – collect rainwater for watering the plants."

"Choose the shower instead of a bath tub."

"Turn off the tap when you are brushing your teeth or soaping."

"Wash the dishes not under running water."

"don't Flush the faucet to the water will be cold, set it in a jug in the fridge instead."

"Source: Nfa"

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