Urban water use
The latter is not generally available. Urban water is water abstracted for urban purposes which include domestic uses (households), small industries, municipal services, and public gardening. Thus urban water use per capita is higher than the household water consumption because it includes these other uses and water losses in the distribution system. Central accession: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia. Southern accession: Cyprus, Malta, Turkey. Western central and northern: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, UK. Western southern: France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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