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Projected on the basis of annual growth rate observed during 1990-2000, by 2004 the 1990 levels are exceeded by 12%. The fastest development has occurred in Portugal (34%), Ireland (27%), Spain (18%), followed by France, Italy and Greece. The most affected regional seacoast is the Western Mediterranean.
Showers require as little as a third of the water! However, this is true as long as you keep them under five minutes long. So be quick and use a shower timer to keep track of time next time you hop in!
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