New research published in Nature Climate Change finds that, compared to the rest of the world, people who use more water tend to live longer, healthier lives, and that this may be due to the fact that people use water for less.
In the study, researchers compared the life expectancy of people living in cities with and without public water supplies and found that people in urban areas were living longer, and had lower rates of chronic disease and premature death.
The study was led by the University of British Columbia’s School of Public Health, and the study authors also note that the findings were consistent across a range of populations, including rural, indigenous and urban communities.
“Our study provides strong evidence that water conservation practices may have a direct effect on the health and longevity of urban people,” said lead author Yann Le Quéré, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Public Policy at the University.
“The benefits of these practices are significant, but there are other factors that are equally important, including social factors such as social capital and economic status, and they have important social consequences.”
The study, titled “Water use and life expectancy in cities: a meta-analysis”, was based on data from 7,939 people in 20 major cities in the U.S. and Canada.
The researchers used data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) to examine the relationship between water use and the participants’ life expectancy.
They then compared the relationship to other measures of health, such as mortality and chronic disease rates, using data from more than 4,000,000 people from NHANES.
The results showed that people who used more water were significantly more likely to be living longer.
In addition to the health benefits associated with water conservation, the study found that urban people were also more likely than those in rural communities to be healthy, to have higher levels of social capital, and to be employed and earn more than those living in less-populated communities.
The researchers found that the higher the level of social and economic capital in a community, the lower the odds that the individual would use public water.
In other words, people in a more wealthy area of the country were more likely in general to consume water and to have a better social capital.
But while the study did find that those in urban environments were more active in terms of water conservation activities, it also found that water use tended to be a greater contributor to their life expectancy and that the benefits of water use were even more pronounced in urban communities compared to rural areas.
Researchers say the study provides evidence that the health of urban and rural people are linked to the water used by their communities.
The authors say that this could be an opportunity to work with people who might not necessarily be familiar with water-related issues to better understand their health and the impact of water management.
The study is the first to examine this link, and is one of the first large-scale studies of its kind, Le Quére said.
It is important to note that water consumption is a complex issue and needs to be viewed with caution.
The studies presented in the study were conducted in a diverse population and, while it is not clear how water use is related to health and lifespan, the findings suggest that water may play an important role in the longevity of individuals.
The authors also noted that while people in cities are not as likely to consume large quantities of water as those in less urban settings, this could also be due in part to the people who live in urban settings have less social capital because they tend to have less money and less resources.
Dr. David Karp, a professor of health policy at the George Washington University School of Medicine and one of lead authors of the study said that while the findings support water conservation and water conservation is important for all of us, water conservation should be seen as part of the broader health and wellness strategy for people.
While people may not be aware of the impact water conservation has on their health, the results suggest that the importance of water consumption and water consumption for other health measures may be even more important.
Dr. Peter C. Piotrowski, an associate professor of medicine at the Harvard School of Health and Sciences and co-author of the Nature Climate Climate Change study, said that people should continue to be aware that water is a precious resource and should not be wasted.
Pietrowski noted that a large proportion of the population is using water for everyday purposes.
He also stressed that water management is essential for the well-being of people, especially the elderly and those who are chronically ill.
Pietrowsky added that the research findings also highlight the need for communities to work together to address water-management issues.
Water is an essential part of human life, and we must work together as a community to ensure the health, well-Being and sustainability of our water resources.