Water efficiency in rural areas is getting worse, even as it improves in urban centers

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A nationwide analysis of water use over the past 30 years finds that there is a disconnect between rural and urban areas, with most urban areas becoming more water efficient and most rural areas becoming less and less efficient over time.
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