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The Bottom Line - Precious resources

Updated Wednesday, 26th June 2013

Evan Davis and guests discuss an industry which has changed almost beyond recognition in just a few decades - water.

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Thursday, 18th July 2013 21:30 - BBC Radio 4

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Water is the world's most precious resource. It's also big business. As climate changes and populations shift, getting water where it needs to be is a huge global challenge. And that's without the added problem of leakage. In some countries nearly as much water is lost as used. And how much should consumers pay for something that none of us can live without?

In the studio this week are:

  • Peter Simpson, CEO Anglian Water
  • Bryan Harvey, Vice President CH2M HILL
  • Olivier Bret, CEO Veolia Water UK

This edition of The Bottom Line is first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Thursday 18th July 2013 at 8.30pm. Versions will also be broadcast on BBC World Service, BBC World and BBC News Channel. To find out more, or to listen online where available, pelase visit





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