Water Conservation: How Water Management Can Lead to Sustainable Use


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Consumptive water use refers to _____.

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1. Drip irrigation is _____.

2. Why would a city give rebates to homeowners who repair leaky toilets?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of water conservation and sustainable use. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what consumptive water use involves as well as knowing what drip irrigation is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Consumptive water use
  • Drip irrigation
  • Reclaimed water
  • Sustainable use
  • Methods to reduce water usage at home

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about water conservation and sustainable use
  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the related water conservation and sustainable use lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases and terms, such as drip irrigation and sustainable use

Additional Learning

To learn more about protecting water resources, review the corresponding lesson on Water Conservation: How Water Management Can Lead to Sustainable Use. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what sustainability means for water
  • Appreciate how water is a limited resource
  • Identify the consumptive uses of water and one of its most inefficient forms
  • Understand the difference in nonconsumptive use of water
  • Know how to use water as a sustainable resource