Rutland Water, Northumberland - A reservoir

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  • Created on: 17-04-16 12:26
When was the damn built?
Built in 1970's
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How big is the reservoir?
12km2
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Which 2 rivers fill the reservoir?
Welland / Nene
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Give 2 economic advantages
Jobs created / Boosts local economy, popular tourist attraction
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How much farmland was flooded to create the reservoir?
6km2 of farmland flooded, making some farmers lose their livelihoods
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What is significant environmentally about the reservoir?
It is an SSSI
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What two birds does the reservoir create a habitat for?
Osprey / Waterfowl
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What environmental disadvantage is there?
Large area of land flooded destroying habitats
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Give 3 social advantages
Creates an attraction for recreational actives / Employs local people to built, maintain and run it / School educational visits
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What social disadvantage is there?
Two villages were demolished to make way for the reservoir
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How big is the reservoir?

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12km2

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Which 2 rivers fill the reservoir?

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Give 2 economic advantages

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How much farmland was flooded to create the reservoir?

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