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2. Where has overe-abstraction of ground water reserves taken place in?

  • India
  • Sahel
  • Yorkshire

3. How do these handpumps work?

  • It accesses water from underground and is pumped up the the surface with pipes. It is not a very hard machine to operate on.
  • One person turns a wheel for a whole day to generate electricity to bring the water up.

4. It is likely that flood rate is going to decrease rapidly as a result of Global Warming

  • False. The glaciers are melting so more water is being added to the seas and rivers.
  • True. There will be more barriers around rivers due to urbanisation so floods are not likely to take place.

5. Large scale water management projects are more socially sustainable than smal-scale projects

  • True. There are more people working (more jobs so economically sustainable), more water and will last longer
  • False. Small scale projects only provide 1 or 2 jobs and don't get a lot of water.

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