Flashcards in Kielder Reservoir - WATER ON THE LAND Deck (16):
What county is Kielder in?
How many litres of water is it capable of holding?
How long is the shoreline?
How much did it cost to build?
What year was it opened?
What is Kielder Water Scheme the first UK example of?
A regional water grid
Which rivers does the water from Kielder flow into?
Tyne, Derwent, Wear , Tees
What is the water used for during low rainfall?
Maintaining minimum flow levels
What 2 things is the additional flow used for?
Domestic and industrial extraction
Name one by-product of the release of water into the river
How much water needs to be released to light up Hexham?
1.300 million litres a day
Which other agency does Kielder work with?
Which two fish are supported by the release of water?
Salmon and sea trout
What emergency might the reservoir be able to help?
A pollution incident downstream
How has the local community benefited?
Job creation and an influx of tourists