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News Science for Environment Policy: Water saving in households

British researchers have recently analysed the different behavioural attitudes towards water saving in households in the United Kingdom. The authors have identified four different types of individuals according to their behavioural characteristics. They conclude that it is necessary to recognise behavioural complexity in order to ensure that policies and initiatives for water conservation are effective. See EC DG Environment newsletter for full details.

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Source of information EC DG Environment
Keyword(s) Water saving
Relation semide/countries/fol135532/country979802
Geographical coverage United Kingdom
News date 20/06/2006
Working language(s) ENGLISH