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  • In this activity, students investigate the issues surrounding water in their local area and relate this knowledge to water issues in other countries.

    By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

    • carry out research using the internet
    • understand some regional and global issues of water supply and demand
    • understand how technology is being used to tackle water supply problems.

    Download the Word file (see link below) for:

    • introduction/background notes
    • what you need
    • what to do
    • student handouts.

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      Published 23 June 2008, Updated 15 January 2020 Referencing Hub articles
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