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Great Lakes Region Could Face Water Shortages

DETROIT (WWJ) – A federal report says the Great Lakes region could experience water shortages in some locations because of climate shifts or surging demand, despite being the world’s largest freshwater system.

The Associated Press obtained the report by the U.S. Geological Survey, which is scheduled for release Monday.

The survey says the Great Lakes have so much surface and ground water that heavy use and development have not greatly affected the overall supply.

Yet it says shortfalls have popped up in some areas and others could happen.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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