Water Supply

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd May 1976.

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Photo of Sir John Hall Sir John Hall , Wycombe 12:00 am, 3rd May 1976

Does the right hon. Gentleman agree that, quite apart from the effect of a dry summer this year, we shall face year by year an increasing problem over our water supply because of increasing usage? What steps is the right hon. Gentleman taking to impress upon the nation as a whole the need for the utmost economy in the use of water? What investigations is he making into alternative sources of supply—for example, desalination?