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Where is kielder water located?

Near the Scottish border

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How big is it?

Over 10km long, and holds 200,000 million litres

2

How much HEP can it generate?

6MW

3

When was it opened?

1982

4

How much water does it supply daily?

729m litres

5

Name some advantages

-flood prevention
-Produces HEP
-high volume of timber are produced at Kielder
-£6 million is raised through tourism every year

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How many families were displaced due to Kielder water?

58

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More Negative points of the dam

-clean water erosion
-as the dam holds back sediment this reduces spawning grounds for fish and invertebrates

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How much farmland was lost?

2700 acres

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