APES CH 9 Review
Terms in this set (14)
Which is one of the top three largest rivers?
When deep wells are heavily pumped, one result can be
A cone of depression
Which is true of floodplains?
They have increased fertility
Is the result of precipitation
Which is NOT true of levees?
They discourage the use of floodplains
Which is NOT a primary use of dams?
Which cannot reduce the effects of flooding?
Water diversion has significantly reduced the size of
The Aral Sea
Which is true of desalination?
The technique of reverse osmosis leaves brine
In the United States, most water is used for
Which irrigation methis is the most efficient?
A water-efficient washer costs $400 more than a regular washer and saves 100L of water for each load. If water costs $5 per 1,000L and you wash 100 loads each year, how many years will it take you to recoup the extra cost of the machine?
The primary use of industrial water in the United States is
The issue of water ownership is complicated by
I. The irregularity of precipitation
II. The distance rivers can travel
III. Increased demand for water
I and III