Asked in Math and ArithmeticLakes and RiversDeforestation and Habitat Loss
Which are negative things about rivers?
June 22, 2010 9:41AM
-Supplies water to town
-Good for local business because goods can be transported via the river
-Tourist attraction for the town, so therefore is good for local business, as there are more potential customers brought to the area
-Resource for leisure activities, such as fishing, kayaking, canoeing, water polo etc.
-Supply fish to local restaurants and shops.
-During times of heavy rain, the rivers banks can burst and flood the town
-Polluted rivers have negative effect on local people for reasons listed in 'positive'.
-Polluted rivers give towns a bad name.
-Contributes to natural water cycle
-Habitat for a lot of wildlife
-Polluted rivers are harmful to wildlife living in and near the river