Kielder Reservoir

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    • Kielder water was designed to store water for the North East of England
      • Supplies areas such as Tyneside, Wearside and Teesside
        • They receive up to 909 million litters per day.
          • Kielder water was designed to store water for the North East of England
            • Supplies areas such as Tyneside, Wearside and Teesside
              • They receive up to 909 million litters per day.
      • Dams built on R Tyne
        • Created a reservoir over 10km long
        • Also produced hydro electric power
      • Economic issues
        • High cost of £167 million to build
      • Social issues
        • 58 families were displaced from their homes, houses now beneath lake.
      • Environmental issues
        • Flooded an area od scenic natural beauty
        • 2700 acres of farmland and habitat lost
        • Clean water erodes the river more
        • Forests being criticized for being too much for monoculture

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