River and aquifer over-abstraction risks raised in Britain, China, India

A Policy Exchange report has highlihted over abstraction, and lack of effective control when river flows are low is leading to enviornmental damage.

http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/britains-rivers-being-ruined-by-demands-of-water-companies-2305993.html

http://www.policyexchange.org.uk/news/?news_category_id=2

 

Similarly a report by the India based Strategic Foresight Group has warned that both India and China need to import more food to conserve water resources.

http://www.commodityonline.com/news/Water-shortage-may-force-India-China-to-import-food-29541-3-1.html