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1

Describe the north and west of the uk's water supply

They have high rainfall and lower population densities meaning there is a water surplus

2

Describe the south east and midlands water supply?

High population densities (high demand) and less rain so area of water deficit

3

How is water transferred from areas of surplus to areas of deficit?

Using dams e.g. Wales to Birmingham

4

What are the issues with water transfer?

The dams and bridges used are expensive
Wildlife in rivers could be affected e.g. Fish migration patterns
Political issues

5

Name two other ways to increase water supplies in area of deficit?

Build more reservoirs to store water
Fix leaky pipes to prevent water loss during transfer

6

How do reduce demands for water?

Take shower instead of baths
Use water meters (pay for what you use) so people will be more careful

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