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Global issues population and resources

Water issue

Physical factors

Climate: rainfall amount/reliability/rate of evaporation/distribution
Presence of rivers
Presence of underground aquifers

Socio-economic factors

Wealth- technological capability to store and transfer water and to dispose
of waste water
Population- density, rate of growth
Cost of water
Pollution from human/industrial waste


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Wells dug in the desert to reach ground water, allowing a underground
channel to carry this water down hill, creating a constant supply
800 wells transfer water underground using ancient technology
Small scale- sustainable as it is cheap and constant and supplies people,
industry and…


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