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Climate change: Could beer made from urine help water shortages?

‘It definitely goes down smooth,’ one drinker says

Zoe Tidman
Friday 27 May 2022 15:44 BST
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Singapore water agency is involved in a new beer made from recycled and treated sewage
Singapore water agency is involved in a new beer made from recycled and treated sewage (Getty Images)

Beer uses a lot of water. In fact, the drink is more than 90 per cent H2O.

So in a world facing an increasing threat of water shortages due to the climate crisis, Singapore has decided to do try something different to tackle the issue.

And it’s all to do with sewage.

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