Unit 3 - Water Conflicts

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Question Answer
Physical water scarcity When demand for water exceeds supply
Economic water scarcity When people cannot afford water even when it is readily available
Water stress When the demand for water exceeds the amount available during a certain period, or when poor quality restricts its use
Cost of Aral Sea dam rejuventaion project? $68 million
How much water in the Aral Sea returned by 2007? 40%
How is the River Ganges affecting Bangladesh? - reduced flow affects irrigation - fish stocks are declining - delta is being eroded away due to lack of silt
How much water will the South-North project transfer every year? 44.8 billion metres cubed
Who are the key players in water? - Governments - TNC's