Droughts can make water unaffordable for low-income households

Droughts can make water unaffordable for low-income households

In water-scarce regions, droughts pose a critical challenge to urban water security for low-income households. Droughts reduce water availability, forcing water providers to invest in additional supplies or implement costly short-term emergency measures. According to a recent study by Stanford University’s Fletcher Lab, published in Nature Water, these measures can disproportionately affect low-income households’ water … Read more