Europe’s next crisis: Water

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The Continent is bracing for yet another drought after a winter with little rain and snow.

It’s barely spring, and Europe is running dry.

A key reservoir serving millions of Catalans is dwindling away. A conflict over water triggered clashes in France, where several villages can no longer provide their residents with tap water. And Italy’s largest river is already running as low as last June.

More than a quarter of the Continent is in drought as of April, and many countries are bracing for a repeat — or worse — of last year’s bone-dry summer.

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