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Istanbul breaks water consumption record in August: Expert

Making a warning over increasing water supply and demand, an expert has said that some 3.3 million cubic meters of water was consumed daily on average in August alone.


"Water-saving must be considered a national policy," Ajlan Sunay, a board member of the Turkish Prevention of Wastage Foundation (TİSVA), told the state-run Anadolu agency on Sept. 1.

Length of sewerage, water supply, natural gas distribution pipelines, increasing in 2020 (INS)

The length of the potable water supply network in Romania increased by 1.8% in 2020 from the previous year, while the length of sewerage pipes was 4.7% higher, and the natural gas distribution network increased by 3%, according to data published on Monday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).