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Can you guess the Geography key terms (Water World) based on their definitions?

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DefinitionKey Term
When water is being used more quickly than it is being replaced.
The conversion of a vapour or gas to a liquid.
The global stores of water and linking process that connects them.
An underground store of water, formed when water-bearing (permeable) rocks lie on top of impermeable rocks.
Occurs when the demand for water exceeds the amount available during a certain period, or when it is not good enough quality to use.
Lines of weakness in a rock that water can pass along.
The process whereby water soaks into the soil and rock.
The process of water becoming a vapour due to heat.
Small air spaces in the surface of rocks and other materials that can also be filled with water.
A technology that the local community is able to use relatively easily and without much cost.
Water contained beneath the surface, as a reserve.
Water that flows slowly through the soil until it reaches a river.
DefinitionKey Term
The evaporation of water from plant leaves.
A build-up of water that has collected on or below the ground, or in the atmosphere.
Allowing water to pass through.
The level in the soil or bedrock below which water is usually present.
When moisture falls from the atmosphere as rain, hail, sleet or snow.
The emission of harmful or poisonous substances into river water.
The presence of chemicals, noise, dirt or substances which have harmful or poisonous effects on an environment.
Programs to control rivers, generally organised by local or central government.
Not allowing water to pass through.
The steady movement of water through a drainage basin that will not bring flash flooding.
Storing rainwater or used water (grey water) for use in periods of drought.

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