Module 4: Water as an Economic Factor

Water – A Combining Element

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Water as an Economic Factor in Vera

The Spanish students have made a presentation that explains in how far water is an economic factor in their region.

Use of Water on the Albring dairy farm in Westerstede

> German version What do they use water for?The dairy farm uses water to clean the site and machines, such as the vehicles, the milking parlour or the calf igloos. The animals also need water to drink. However, they do not use water to clean the barns. How much water is used? Generally, a cow …

Wassernutzung auf dem Milchviehbetrieb Albring in Westerstede

> English version Wofür benutzen sie Wasser? Der Viehbetrieb benutzt Wasser zum Säubern von Anlagen und Maschinen, wie z. B. den Fahrzeugen, dem Melkstand oder den Kälber-Iglus. Außerdem brauchen die Tiere Wasser zum Trinken. Jedoch benutzen sie kein Wasser, um die Ställe zu säubern. Wie viel Wasser wird benutzt? Generell trinkt eine Kuh ungefähr 80 …

Use of Water in Typical Northwest German Agricultural Activities

Questions Business 1 (cows) Business 2 (horticulture) 1. What do you use water for? Drinking supply for the animals, as well as cleaning of the milking parlour, barn and equipment. They use it to water the plants and to clean the green houses. 2. How much water do you use? Per day 10.000 litres.Per year …