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The unequal burdens of water scarcity

Curtailing water use during drought is costly, but those costs are not evenly distributed. Socio–hydrological modelling shows how water burdens fall more heavily on poor households in response to water conservation policies.

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Wichman, C.J. The unequal burdens of water scarcity. Nat Water 1, 26–27 (2023).

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