Rutland reservoir- Case study

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Where is Rutland Reservoir?
In the east Midlands.
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why was it created?
To supply the East idlands with more water - enough to cope with rapid population growth .
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Name economic impacts of the reservoir...
It boosts the local economy - its a popular tourist attraction because of wildlife and recreation facilities however , 6Km^2 flooded and some farmers lost their livelihoods.
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What are the social impacts of the reservoir?
lots of recreational activities take place on and around it, many jobs have been created to build and maintain the reservoir however, 2 villages were demolished to make way for it.
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Name some environmental impacts?
Rutland reservoir is a site of special scientific interest (SSSI), hundreds of species of birds live around the reservoir. Ospreys have been reintroduced to central England by the Rutland Osprey Project.
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why was it created?

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To supply the East idlands with more water - enough to cope with rapid population growth .

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