Changing Water Demand in the UK

How much has water use in the average household in the UK increased since 1985?

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Which of the following are reasons for the growing demand for water in the UK?

Please select 4 correct answers

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True or false? The UK receives enough rainfall to meet demand.

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Where is annual rainfall the greatest in the UK?

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True or false? One-third of the UK's population lives in the southeast, the driest part of the UK.

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True or false? The west of the country experiences water stress.

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The east of the Uk experiences water stress.

The UK government has considered a national water grid so water would flow from areas of water surplus to areas of water deficit. Which of the following is an example of a social reason why this has not been done?

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True or false? Small-scale water transfer schemes exist in the UK.

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An example of this is the transfer of water from Kielder Dam to the North Tyne river which is then transferred to the River Derwent, Wear and Tees.

What proportion of the UK's water is classified as 'good' under the EU Water Framework Directive?

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Which of the following are causes of water pollution in the UK?

Please select 3 correct answers

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Which of the following are environmental effects of water pollution?

Please select 2 correct answers

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Which of the following is a method of managing water quality that can be undertaken by individuals?

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Changing Water Demand in the UK
Well done! You have a great understanding of this area of geography!

Not a bad effort at all, but you should consider revising this area a bit more.

Hmmmmmm, you might want to spend some time revising this area of geography.

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