GCSE sustainable water supplies
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Development that meets the needs of the present without limiting the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
Sustainable water supply
Meeting the present-day need for safe, reliable, and affordable water, which minimises adverse effects on the environment, whilst enabling future generations to meet their requirements.
The strategies needed to protect our water resources. It involves the preservation, control and development of water resources, both surface and groundwater, and prevention of pollution.
underground water that is held in the soil and in pervious rocks
Ground water management
Involves preventing contamination of groundwater and limiting use of groundwater so that natural regeneration of groundwater can takes place.
the capture, diversion, and storage of rain for future beneficial use
Low flush toilets
Use less water, an example of sustainable household management of water
waste water generated from processes such as washing dishes, bathing and laundry
a proccess by which pipes placed near plant roots drip only as much water as the plants need.
where water that has already been used is reclaimed and put to another use
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