Water for utilities: climate change impacts on water quality and water availability for utilities in Europe

J.J.G. Zwolsman, M.T.H. van Vliet, M. Bonte, N. Gorski, M. Flörke, S. Eisner, F. Ludwig

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Abstract

This report provides an assessment of the consequences of changing water availability for production of drinking water, the manufacturing industry and power production in Europe, due to climate change and socio-economic developments. The report is based up on projections of demographic and socio-economic trends and climate change impacts, according to the SRES A2 and B1 scenario’s also used by IPCC
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen Universiteit
Number of pages49
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameTechnical report / WATCH
PublisherWageningen Universiteit
No.no. 55

Keywords

  • water quality
  • climatic change
  • water supply
  • rivers
  • europe

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