Population and Water Availability Directions: Write your name and notebook entry on top. You can use your maps, notes, and the data handouts for this assignment. Some questions will require critical thinking and creativity. The answers may not be right in front of you. You may write on the back or on another sheet of paper. You may work with your partner. 1. Name the countries where each of the following rivers begin, flow through, and end. a. Nile b. Tigris c. Euphrates d. Jordan 2. What are the additional fresh water sources for North Africa and Southwest Asia? 3. If one country were to dam or otherwise control a river, how would it affect the other countries downstream? 4. What problems could affect the river downstream? List 2 examples. 5. Look at the population growth rate for the provided countries. Which three countries have the highest population growth rate? (See Demographic and Reproductive Health Indicators table) 6. As the populations increase, how will it freshwater be affected? List 2 ways. 7. Which sector uses the most freshwater? Who can make the most difference by changing their water usage? 8. Name and describe three ways water usage and/or retrieval can change to help ensure enough freshwater for everybody. Describe a positive and negative for each. Do not just say more or less freshwater.