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Running out of water as dams shrink

11-Apr-2018

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Early warning satellite system reveals countries with shrinking reservoirs.

Spain, Morocco, India and Iraq at risk of taps completely drying up.

Morocco’s second-largest reservoir has shrunk by 60% in three years.

Water is now at the lowest level in a decade.

Irrigation halted in part of India to preserve drinking supply for 30 million people.

Spain has suffered a severe drought that has hit hydropower generation.

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