Flashcards in Geography- case study-WOL- dam- kielder water Deck (9)
Where is kielder water located?
Near the Scottish border
How big is it?
Over 10km long, and holds 200,000 million litres
How much HEP can it generate?
When was it opened?
How much water does it supply daily?
Name some advantages
-high volume of timber are produced at Kielder
-£6 million is raised through tourism every year
How many families were displaced due to Kielder water?
More Negative points of the dam
-clean water erosion
-as the dam holds back sediment this reduces spawning grounds for fish and invertebrates