Sustainable Water Management

True or false? The Earth's water resources are finite.

Correct! Wrong!

True or false? We need to manage water supplies sustainably to make sure there will be enough good quality water resources to meet the needs of future generations.

Correct! Wrong!

True or false? The mismanagement of water resources can lead to pollution and lower water quality, which can reduce the supply of clean water and cause water-borne diseases such as HIV and malaria.

Correct! Wrong!

HIV and malaria are not examples of waterborne diseases, whereas dysentery and cholera are.

True or false? Managing water resources is also needed to promote industry and support livelihoods and includes flood management.

Correct! Wrong!

True or false? Sustainable water management is needed at all scales, from international treaties between governments to community groups managing local water resources.

Correct! Wrong!

Advertisement

True or false? Stakeholders have different ideas about sustainable water management.

Correct! Wrong!

Which stakeholders want cheap, reliable and convenient access water in the future and for future generations?

Correct! Wrong!

Which stakeholders encourage people to use water more sustainably to make sure there is enough water for wildlife?

Correct! Wrong!

Which stakeholders argue that they can manage water more efficiently and cheaply then governments?

Correct! Wrong!

Which stakeholder is seen to have a responsibility to its citizens to make sure they have access to clean, safe and affordable water?

Correct! Wrong!

Advertisement

True or false? In countries where water is managed by private companies there are government agencies that ensure people are not being over-charged and water is managed without harming the environment.

Correct! Wrong!

What is the international agreement on water management that governments have signed up to, that is particularly important for countries whose water comes from rivers which flow through other countries?

Correct! Wrong!

Sustainable Water Management
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.

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.